Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 170942
Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan Wi
440 AM CDT Tue May 17 2016
A cold front dropped south across the state. It brought scattered
showers and a few thunderstorms to southern Wisconsin. Otherwise
skies were partly cloudy with breezy west winds. High temperatures
ranged from the 50s in the north to upper 60s in the south. These
highs were close to or slightly below normal.
Light showers persisted across southern Wisconsin for most of the
night as a cold front sagged across the area. Winds became northeast
in its wake. Skies were clear in northern Wisconsin for most of the
Low temperatures ranged from around 30 north to around 50 south.
Frost and freeze headlines were in effect for northern Wisconsin
We are heading into a prolonged period of dry weather in Wisconsin.
Dry high pressure will settle overhead today and linger through the
weekend. High temperatures today will be in the lower 60s across
much of the state, except for 50s near the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Temperatures will gradually warm through the week, although a lake
breeze each day will keep lakeshore temperatures a little cooler.
Highs will be in the 70s for the weekend.