Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 240929
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
429 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016
Weak high pressure stayed in control for much of the day Tuesday
over Wisconsin as partly to mostly sunny skies were observed. Some
showers and thunderstorms were entering southwestern Wisconsin
during the evening hours. High temperatures were mainly between
one to five degrees above the daily averages as highs were in the
upper 70s and lower 80s across the state. Winds were southerly
between 5 and 15 miles per hour.
Low pressure brought showers and thunderstorms to much of the
state overnight. The heaviest rain fell over portions of southwest
Wisconsin. Clouds increased in the evening...becoming overcast for
the overnight hours. Southerly winds were breezy ahead of the
approaching low. Low temperatures ranged from the low and mid 60s
north-central...to around 70 south.
Low pressure will bring continued rounds of showers and
thunderstorms today into Thursday morning, particularly across
the southeast half of the state.
High pressure will bring a brief return of dry weather on Friday.
More showers and storms are then expected over the weekend as
another low pressure system moves through the region.
Near normal temperatures today will cool several degrees from
northwest to southeast Thursday and friday behind the departing
low pressure system. Temperatures should return to around normal
High temperatures today will be in the upper 70s and low 80s
Lows tonight will range from the mid and upper 50s in the
northwest, to the mid and upper 60s southeast.