Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 180840
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
240 AM CST Wed Jan 18 2017
With low pressure nearby, skies were cloudy in most of Wisconsin on
Tuesday. There was some light precipitation in the form of light
rain, light freezing rain, drizzle and freezing drizzle. In about
the northwest one-quarter of Wisconsin, sunshine broke out of the
clouds in the afternoon.
High temperatures Tuesday were mainly in the 30s. The warm spot
was Hayward in northwest Wisconsin at 45 degrees ranging to 33 at
several sites in central and southern sections of the Wisconsin.
The normal high temperatures for mid-January are in the 20s.
Winds started out northerly 5 to 15 miles an hour but trended
westerly as the day progressed.
Skies Tuesday evening were clear in northwest Wisconsin but cloudy
elsewhere. Some light rain occurred in southeast Wisconsin during
the late evening. Early morning temperatures ranged from around 15
in the far north, to the lower 30s in the south.
High pressure will bring quiet weather to the region through
Thursday with above normal temperatures for this time of year.
Our next chance for precipitation occurs in association with low
pressure moving through the region on Thursday night and Friday.
Rain is expected for most areas, however a mix of snow, sleet, and
freezing rain is possible for a time across northern and central
parts of the state.
Above normal temperatures will continue for the weekend into early
next week with chances for light rain.