Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 131049
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
449 AM CST Fri Jan 13 2017
Morning skies on Thursday were cloudy with areas of light snow or
flurries. Snow amounts were less than 1 inch. Sunshine replaced the
clouds from west to east in the afternoon.
High temperatures Thursday were below normal for this time of year
ranging from 12 at several locations in northern Wisconsin to 26 at
Milwaukee and Kenosha. The normal high temperatures this time of
year are in the 20s.
Winds were westerly 5 to 15 miles an hour in the morning. Afternoon
westerly winds increased to 10 to 20 miles an hour with some gusts
to around 30 miles an hour.
Skies were mostly clear in the north overnight, with high clouds
persisting in the south much of the night. Winds were on the
light side. Temperatures were very cold in many locations, with
lows ranging from 15 to 25 below in northwest Wisconsin, to 5 to
10 above in the southeast.
Dry weather is expected through most of the day today as high
pressure moves through the region. A quick shot of light snow is
then possible in the south this evening and tonight as a weak
system passes through.
After a dry weekend, low pressure will likely bring more mixed
precipitation to Wisconsin early next week.
Temperatures will be below normal again today, returning to
around normal this weekend and then above normal early next week.
High temperatures today will range from 0 to 5 below in northwest
Wisconsin, to 15 to 20 southeast.
Lows tonight will range from 0 to 5 below in the northwest, to the
mid and upper teens far southeast.