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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
345 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

.YESTERDAY...A WARM FRONT MOVED NORTH INTO THE BADGERLAND
SATURDAY...BRINGING PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND SOME SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. ONLY EXTREME SOUTHERN WISCONSIN AND NORTHWEST
WISCONSIN SAW THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE EITHER
AT OR WELL ABOVE SEASONAL AVERAGES AS THE WARM FRONT MADE ITS WAY
THROUGH THE STATE. HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE 70S ACROSS
THE STATE...WITH 60S ALONG THE GREAT LAKES.

WINDS RANGED IN DIRECTION DUE TO THE WIND SHIFT ALONG THE WARM
FRONT. WINDS WERE SOUTHERLY SOUTH OF THE WARM FRONT...WITH MORE EAST
AND SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS NORTH OF THE FRONT. WIND SPEEDS RANGED
BETWEEN 5 AND 15 MILES PER HOUR...WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MILES PER HOUR.

.OVERNIGHT...SOME MID AND HIGH CLOUDINESS OVERSPREAD THE STATE
DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. A FEW SHOWERS AND STORMS AFFECTED
NORTHWEST WISCONSIN. THERE WERE ALSO AREAS OF FOG CLOSER TO LAKE
MICHIGAN. TEMPERATURES VARIED CONSIDERABLY...WITH 40S CLOSE TO THE
GREAT LAKES...50S IN THE FAR EAST AND FAR NORTHEAST AND MOSTLY 60S
IN THE SOUTHWEST INTO THE WEST CENTRAL PARTS OF THE BADGERLAND.

.FORECAST...A STRONG LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
PLAINS INTO NORTHERN MINNESOTA...AS A LEADING TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
MOVES ACROSS WISCONSIN. THIS WILL BRING THE LIKELIHOOD OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE STATE ALONG WITH CHANCES OF SEVERE
STORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE STATE LATE TONIGHT AND
MONDAY. COOL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHWEST HALF OF
THE STATE ON MONDAY AND STATEWIDE FOR TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN PREVAIL THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH SLOWLY WARMING
TEMPERATURES.

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JTS/PC



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