Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 211133
Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
530 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017
Quiet weather prevailed during the morning across the state. Cloud
cover increased during the day as rain moved in during the afternoon
and evening. Southeast winds were a little breezy with gusts of 20
to 25 miles per hour. Mild temperatures continued with highs in the
lower 50s to lower 60s, which are near record values. A record high
temperature was set at Madison.
A line of showers marched westward across Wisconsin overnight. Winds
shifted from southerly ahead of the line to westerly behind it.
Lingering clouds kept temperatures mild overnight. Low temperatures
ranged from the mid 30s northwest to the lower 50s far southeast.
Near-record warmth will continue through Wednesday. Skies will
gradually clear today, with temperatures climbing into the 50s north
and 60s south. Lows tonight will be in the mid 30s to lower 40s.
Weak low pressure will bring a chance for light rain to northern
Wisconsin on Wednesday while the south half warms into the upper
A strong low pressure area will then affect Wisconsin for Thursday
night through Saturday. A heavy snow band is expected to set up over
central or northern Wisconsin with mostly rain in the south. Colder
and more seasonal temperatures are then expected for the weekend.