Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 260937
Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
430 AM CDT Thu May 26 2016
An upper level disturbance moved through the state during the
afternoon and brought showers and thunderstorms. A few storms were
severe and produced strong winds, hail and torrential rainfall. It
was humid and warm with high temperatures in the the mid 70s to
lower 80s, except cooler in the far north.
Showers and thunderstorms exited eastern Wisconsin by late evening.
The weather was quiet across Wisconsin the rest of the night. The
recent rainfall and light winds led to areas of dense fog overnight.
Low temperatures were generally around 60 across the state, except
for upper 40s and 50s in northwest Wisconsin near Lake Superior.
Showers and thunderstorms that tracked through Minnesota and Iowa
overnight will impact portions of central and southern Wisconsin
during the morning hours. There is a slight chance for additional
showers and thunderstorms to develop later today and tonight. High
temperatures today will be in the lower to mid 80s, with cooler
readings near Lake Superior.
A steady feed of moisture ahead of low pressure tracking through the
Plains will lead to numerous showers and thunderstorms across
Wisconsin from Friday morning through Saturday night. A few storms
could be severe, although the chance is low.
The persistent warm and humid conditions will continue to bring
small chances of thunderstorms through the rest of the Memorial Day
Weekend. Temperatures will remain warm through the weekend, with
highs in the 70s north to around 80 south. Lows will be in the 50s
north and 60s south.