Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 190948
Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
445 AM CDT Fri Aug 19 2016
Wisconsin was under the influence of southwest flow which continued
the hot and humid conditions across the state. High temperatures
were in the 80s. Skies were partly to mostly cloudy. There were a
few showers and thunderstorms during the day in far eastern and
northwest Wisconsin. Then a line of strong thunderstorms moved
across southwest and far southern Wisconsin in the evening. Some
areas had damaging winds.
Thunderstorms developed in the Twin Cities area just after midnight
and expanded into nearly all of western Wisconsin toward morning.
Some storms produced damaging winds and heavy rain.
Skies were partly cloudy elsewhere across the state. Low
temperatures range from the lower 60s north to around 70 southeast.
It will be another humid day across Wisconsin as low pressure
approaches from the Plains. Look for numerous showers and
thunderstorms across northwest Wisconsin today, out ahead of the
advancing cold front. High temperatures today will range from the
mid 70s northwest to the upper 80s southeast. Lows tonight will be
in the 60s.
Thunderstorms are likely along the cold front that will slowly cross
the state tonight and Saturday. Periods of heavy rain are possible,
especially toward northwest Wisconsin. Some of the thunderstorms
could be severe.
Cooler and drier air will settle into the area Saturday night. Highs
on Sunday will only be in the mid 60s to low 70s, and scattered
showers may linger through the day.
High pressure will take hold on Monday, bringing pleasant weather to
the state. Winds will swing around to the south, gradually raising
temperates into mid week.