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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
350 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

.YESTERDAY...

WEAKENING LOW PRESSURE TRACKED FROM IOWA TUESDAY MORNING INTO
CENTRAL WISCONSIN BY EVENING. THIS BROUGHT WARMER AIR INTO
SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN...WHERE HIGH TEMPERATURES CLIMBED WELL INTO
THE 40S. READINGS ACROSS THE NORTH REMAINED IN THE 30S...WHICH WAS
STILL WELL ABOVE SEASONAL AVERAGES.

PRECIPITATION AFFECTED THE REGION DURING THE DAY...WITH RAIN IN THE
SOUTH AND SNOW IN THE NORTH. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL OCCURRED IN
EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...WHERE OVER ONE INCH OF RAIN WAS OBSERVED.
SKIES WERE GENERALLY CLOUDY...WITH A FEW LATE AFTERNOON BREAKS IN
THE SOUTHEAST.

WINDS WERE SOUTHERLY ACROSS SOUTHERN WISCONSIN AND NORTHWESTERLY
ACROSS NORTHERN WISCONSIN WITH SPEEDS OF 5 TO 10 MILES PER HOUR.

.OVERNIGHT...

LIGHT PRECIPITATION CONTINUED ACROSS NORTHERN PARTS OF THE AREA AS
LOW PRESSURE TRACKED ACROSS NORTHEASTERN WISCONSIN. AREAS OF FOG
FORMED OVER SOUTHWEST TO CENTRAL WISCONSIN. LOWS WERE MAINLY IN
THE LOWER TO MID 30S.

.FORECAST...

LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE NORTH FROM THE UPPER OHIO RIVER VALLEY...
REACHING EASTERN LOWER MICHIGAN THIS AFTERNOON AS IT INTENSIFIES...
BEFORE PUSHING NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHERN CANADA TONIGHT. FAR
SOUTHEAST AND FAR EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN IS EXPECTED TO BE ON THE
WESTERN FRINGE OF THE PRECIPITATION AREA WITH MOST OF THE
PRECIPITATION EXPECTED FROM NORTHERN INDIANA INTO LOWER MICHIGAN.
THE RAIN SNOW CHANGEOVER WILL BE CRITICAL...SO ANYONE TRAVELING TO
THE SOUTH AND EAST SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS. HOWEVER IT
APPEARS NO SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL PROBLEMS WILL OCCUR OVER WISCONSIN.

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER ON CHRISTMAS DAY WITH
TEMPERATURES CLOSE TO NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR.

WEAK LOW PRESSURE SHOULD BRING SNOW NORTH AND A MIX OF RAIN AND
SNOW FRIDAY NIGHT.

COLDER WEATHER IS THEN EXPECTED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST.

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SPM/HENTZ


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