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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
320 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

.YESTERDAY...A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MADE ITS WAY INTO WISCONSIN
FRIDAY...BRINGING PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES ACROSS THE STATE
ALONG WITH SOME LIGHT RAINFALL AMOUNTS. SOME CLEARING IN THE
SOUTHERN PART OF THE BADGERLAND ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO RISE DURING
THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. HIGH TEMPERATURES
REACHED INTO THE LOWER TO MID 70S IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE
STATE...WITH UPPER 50S ACROSS THE NORTHERN PART.

WINDS WERE MAINLY FROM THE WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION WITH
SPEEDS BETWEEN 5 AND 15 MILES PER HOUR. SOME WIND GUSTS REACHED NEAR
20 MILES PER HOUR.

.OVERNIGHT...SKIES WERE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE
BADGERLAND DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. TEMPERATURES DROPPED INTO THE
40S IN THE NORTH WITH 50S TO LOW 60S IN THE SOUTH. COOLER
TEMPERATURES WERE OBSERVED NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN.

.FORECAST...THE APPROACH OF A WARM FRONT WILL BRING CHANCES OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE BADGERLAND TODAY AND TONIGHT.

FOR SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT A STRONG LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS INTO NORTHERN MINNESOTA WITH A TRAILING
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE TO MOVE ACROSS WISCONSIN. THIS WILL LIKELY
BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE STATE ALONG WITH CHANCES OF
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

A COLD FRONT WILL THEN MOVE ACROSS THE STATE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY. COOL TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE NORTHWEST HALF OF
THE STATE ON MONDAY AND STATEWIDE FOR TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN PREVAIL THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH SLOWLY WARMING
TEMPERATURES.

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JTS/PC


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