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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
500 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.YESTERDAY...

HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATED THE REGION ON FRIDAY AND BROUGHT SUNNY SKIES
TO THE STATE. TEMPERATURES WERE WELL BELOW SEASONAL AVERAGES
HOWEVER...AS HIGHS RANGED FROM AROUND 10 TO 15 IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN
TO THE MID TO UPPER TEENS IN SOUTHERN WISCONSIN. WINDS WERE MAINLY
FROM THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST THROUGHOUT THE DAY BETWEEN 5 AND 15
MILES PER HOUR.

.OVERNIGHT...

IT WAS ANOTHER CLEAR AND COLD NIGHT WITH LIGHT WINDS AS HIGH
PRESSURE DRIFTED THROUGH THE GREAT LAKES REGION. LOW TEMPERATURES
WERE IN THE ZERO TO TWENTY BELOW ZERO RANGE... COLDEST NORTH
CENTRAL AND WARMEST NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN.

.FORECAST...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL DRIFT EAST OF THE REGION TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE
APPROACHES FROM THE PLAINS. THE DAY BEGAN WITH SUNSHINE... BUT LOOK
FOR MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS TO OVERSPREAD MUCH OF WISCONSIN BY
EARLY THIS EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE UPPER TEENS THIS
AFTERNOON. LOWS TONIGHT WILL BE IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND LOWER TEENS.

A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MIDWEST ON
SUNDAY. THE SNOW WITH THIS SYSTEM CONTINUES TO TREND SOUTH TOWARD
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR LIGHT SNOW ACROSS WISCONSIN
TONIGHT THROUGH THE DAY SUNDAY... BUT ONLY A DUSTING OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED.

SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL BRING SOMEWHAT WARMER TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION
WITH HIGHS IN THE 20S EARLY NEXT WEEK. LOW PRESSURE TRACKING THROUGH
NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND SOUTHERN WISCONSIN IS EXPECTED TO BRING
ACCUMULATING SNOW TO MUCH OF WISCONSIN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. A
WINTRY MIX IS POSSIBLE OVER THE FAR SOUTH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

JTS/MRC


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