Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 200815
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
315 AM CDT THU OCT 20 2016
Weak high pressure stayed in control across the Badgerland
Wednesday, with partly to mostly cloudy skies across the state. A
weak trough of low pressure then brought light rain showers across
extreme southeast Wisconsin. High temperatures were between 5 to
15 degrees above seasonal averages, with highs ranging from the
mid to upper 50s in northern Wisconsin, to the mid to upper 60s in
southern Wisconsin. Winds were mainly from the west between 5 and
15 miles per hour.
A trough of low pressure moved through overnight, bringing mostly
cloudy skies across much of the state. It did stay dry though,
with the deeper moisture and precipitation remaining to the south
of Wisconsin. Low temperatures ranged from the low and mid 30s in
the north, to the mid and upper 40s southeast.
Dry weather is expected today through Saturday as high pressure
slowly passes through the Great Lakes.
Low pressure will move through quickly Sunday, possibly bringing a
little light rain to the north.
Widespread rain chances are then likely by mid-week as stronger
low pressure develops in the region.
After a string of mild days, temperatures will be below normal
today and Friday, but will return back to around or a little
above average for the weekend.
High temperatures today will range from the low and mid 40s
across far north-central Wisconsin, to the mid 50s in the
Lows tonight will range from the upper 20s and low 30s in north-
central areas, to the mid and upper 30s east.