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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
414 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.YESTERDAY...

LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW MOVED NORTH INTO WISCONSIN ON MONDAY AHEAD
OF LOW PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR OMAHA NEBRASKA. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
WERE ON THE LIGHT SIDE. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS OF RAIN...AROUND 1/4
INCH...WERE IN SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN.

LOW LEVEL CLOUDS COVERED THE ENTIRE STATE ON MONDAY.

HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE ONCE AGAIN ABOVE NORMAL RANGING FROM 32 AT
ANTIGO TO 41 AT LA CROSSE.  THE NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR THIS
TIME OF YEAR ARE AROUND 20 IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN TO AROUND 30 IN THE
SOUTH.

WINDS ON MONDAY STARTED OUT SOUTHEASTERLY 5 TO 15 MILES AN HOUR BUT
BECAME EASTERLY DURING THE AFTERNOON.

.OVERNIGHT...

LIGHT RAIN CONTINUED IN PARTS OF SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN MONDAY EVENING
WHILE MAINLY LIGHT SNOW WAS OCCURRING IN PARTS OF NORTHERN
WISCONSIN. LOWS RANGED FROM NEAR 30 FAR NORTH TO NEAR 40 FAR
SOUTH.

.FORECAST...

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN WISCONSIN AND REACH
NORTHEAST WISCONSIN BY EVENING AS IT WEAKENS. THE RAIN IN THE
SOUTH WILL DIMINISH WITH MAINLY SNOW OVER THE FAR NORTH.

A SECOND AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE OHIO
RIVER VALLEY AREA AND REACH LOWER MICHIGAN OR THE EASTERN GREAT
LAKES WEDNESDAY AS IT INTENSIFIES...BEFORE PUSHING NORTH INTO
SOUTHERN CANADA LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A COUPLE OF INCHES OF WET
SNOW IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER FAR
SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN. SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN IS EXPECTED TO BE ON THE
NORTHERN FRINGE OF THE PRECIPITATION AREA WITH MOST OF THE
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED FROM NORTHEAST ILLINOIS INTO LOWER
MICHIGAN. THE RAIN SNOW CHANGEOVER WILL BE CRITICAL...SO ANYONE
TRAVELING TO THE SOUTH AND EAST SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS.

IT LOOKS LIKE WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER ON
CHRISTMAS DAY WITH TEMPERATURES CLOSE TO NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF
YEAR.

WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW ON FRIDAY.

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BSH/HENTZ


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