Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 290807
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
307 AM CDT FRI JUL 29 2016
An area of low pressure moved just to the south of Wisconsin through
central Illinois Thursday, keeping skies partly to mostly cloudy
across the state, and forming showers and thunderstorms. Some of
these thunderstorms brought abundant rainfall, with some places
receiving between a few tenths of an inch up to nearly three inches
in isolated places.
High temperatures were generally between one and five degrees below
seasonal averages across the state. Highs reached between the mid
to upper 60s in the central part of the state, with the lower to
mid 70s elsewhere, except for around 80 in the far south.
Winds were from the northeasterly direction between 5 and 15 miles
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms persisted across
southern and central portions of Wisconsin overnight. Skies were
mostly cloudy in these areas, with mostly clear skies in the
north. Low temperatures ranged from the mid 40s to low 50s in
north-central Wisconsin, to the low and mid 60s southeast.
A chance for showers and storms will linger mainly across the
south today and Saturday as a broad low pressure system slowly
moves through the region. Temperatures will be a couple degrees
below normal through Saturday.
Mainly dry weather and near normal temperatures are then likely
for Sunday and Monday under high pressure.
A chance for storms will return Monday night and Tuesday,
persisting into mid week as milder temperatures and deeper
moisture move back into the area.
Highs today will be in the mid to upper 70s across most of
Lows tonight will range from the low and mid 50s north, to the low
and mid 60s southeast.