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Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
305 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

Temperatures cooled down considerably in Wisconsin on Thursday after
Wednesday`s record high temperatures.  Thursday high temperatures
were still well above normal in southern Wisconsin. High
temperatures Thursday ranged from 32 at Solon Springs and Manitowish
Waters to 57 at Milwaukee.  The normal high temperatures for this
time of year are in the upper 20s in northern Wisconsin to near 35
in the south.

Cloudy skies prevailed over the state most of the day. By early
afternoon, precipitation in the form of light rain or light snow
spread northeast into the state from Minnesota, Iowa and northern

Winds in northern Wisconsin were northerly 5 to 10 miles an hour all
day.  Winds in southern sections started out northerly but trended
to a northeast or easterly direction 5 TO 15 miles an hour during
the afternoon.  There were gusts to near 30 miles an hour near Lake
Michigan in the extreme southeast part of the state in the afternoon.

A mixture of light rain, sleet and light snow continued across
southern and central sections of the state Thursday evening. There
were even some thunderstorms that moved across parts of southern
Wisconsin. Temperatures dropped off into the 20s across the north
with 30s in the south.

Low pressure passing just south of the state today will bring heavy
snow band over west central to north central Wisconsin with mixed
precipitation over east central and southern Wisconsin. Far south
central and far southeast Wisconsin will get mainly rain, until it
transitions to light snow tonight. The low will pull further away on
Saturday but some light snow will likely linger Saturday morning
across eastern Wisconsin.

Colder and more seasonal temperatures are then expected for the

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