Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 170936
Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
430 AM CDT Wed Aug 17 2016
Low pressure moved across the eastern Great Lakes and high pressure
dominated the middle Mississippi Valley. Skies were partly to mostly
cloudy and isolated showers and thunderstorms impacted the northern
half of the state during the afternoon. A trough of low pressure
moved across Minnesota and western WI during the evening creating
scattered showers and thunderstorms across mainly the northwest
portion of the state. Highs were in the lower 80s, a few degrees
A broken line of thunderstorms that developed over southeast
Minnesota last evening tracked across central and southern Wisconsin
overnight. A few storms produced wind gusts of 35 to 45 mph, heavy
rain, and small hail.
Skies cleared in northwest Wisconsin toward morning. Low
temperatures ranged from the upper 50s northwest to around 70
Low pressure approaching from the northern Plains will bring
unsettled weather to Wisconsin through Friday. Look for very warm
and humid conditions to return to the area as well.
Thunderstorms are likely along a cold front that will cross the
state Friday night through Saturday. Expect cooler and drier weather
for the first half of next week.
High temperatures today will be in the lower 80s across the state
with partly cloudy skies. Overnight lows will range from the upper
50s north to the upper 60s south.