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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
456 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.YESTERDAY...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER CENTRAL MICHIGAN KEPT MUCH OF THE
EASTERN HALF OF THE BADGERLAND UNDER PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES. THE WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE SAW PARTLY TO MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES.

HIGH TEMPERATURES REFLECTED THE VARYING CLOUD COVER AS AREAS
THAT SAW MORE SUNSHINE ALSO SAW THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURES. THE
WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE SAW HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER
60S...AND THE EASTERN HALF SAW HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S INTO THE 50S.

WINDS WERE FROM THE NORTHERLY DIRECTION BETWEEN 5 AND 20 MILES PER
HOUR...WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MILES PER HOUR IN SOME LOCATIONS.

.OVERNIGHT...

HIGH PRESSURE BROUGHT MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ACROSS
WISCONSIN OVERNIGHT. A FEW SHOWERS MOVED INTO THE NORTHWEST LATE
IN THE NIGHT...BUT OTHERWISE IT WAS DRY ACROSS THE STATE. WINDS
WERE LIGHT UNDER THE HIGH...WITH LOW TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM THE
MID AND UPPER 20S NORTH-CENTRAL...TO THE MID AND UPPER 30S SOUTH.

.FORECAST...

THERE COULD BE A FEW SHOWERS IN THE NORTHWEST TODAY AND PORTIONS
OF SOUTH AND CENTRAL WISCONSIN TONIGHT...BUT OTHERWISE EXPECT
MAINLY DRY WEATHER THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS HIGH PRESSURE
SLIDES THROUGH THE AREA. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL WARM
TO WELL ABOVE NORMAL FRIDAY.

LOW PRESSURE AND AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY EVENING INTO SATURDAY MORNING.

DRY WEATHER IS THEN EXPECTED FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH AT
LEAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THERE WILL THEN BE A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS
AND STORMS FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY AS LOW
PRESSURE SLOWLY MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. TEMPERATURES OVER THE
WEEKEND AND INTO THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK ARE FORECAST TO BE
WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF NORMAL.

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JTS/DDV


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