Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 170807
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
307 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016
High pressure dominated the Badgerland Saturday, keeping conditions
partly to mostly sunny and dry across the state. High temperatures
were between 2 and 5 degrees below seasonal averages across the
state as highs reached into the mid to upper 70s, with a few 80s in
the south. Winds were mainly from the southwest between 5 and 20
miles per hour.
Showers and thunderstorms associated with a trough of low
pressure pushed into west-central and southwest Wisconsin after
midnight. The storms slowly progressed eastward overnight,
reaching about halfway into the state by daybreak. Clouds
increased from west to east overnight as the precipitation moved
in. Winds were generally light, except for some gusty conditions
in and near thunderstorms. Low temperatures ranged from the upper
50s and low 60s east, to the low and mid 60s west.
Showers and thunderstorms are likely across much of Wisconsin
today as a trough of low pressure pushes in. Some of the storms
could be severe. Precipitation will wind down from northwest to
southeast this evening into tonight.
High pressure is expected to bring a return of dry weather to the
state for Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures within a couple
degrees of normal both days.
Showers and Thunderstorms are possible at times during the second
half of this week along with very warm and humid conditions. Heat
index values could near or exceed 100 degrees many places late in
High temperatures today will range from the mid and upper 70s
in northern Wisconsin, to the low and mid 80s southwest.
Lows tonight will range from the upper 50s in the northwest, to
the mid and upper 60s southeast.