Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 190705
Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
205 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017
Clouds overspread most of Wisconsin on Tuesday ahead of an
approaching low pressure system moving through the northern Plains.
Scattered showers accompanied the clouds but rainfall remained
light. Breezy south winds and thin spots in the clouds allowed
temperatures to warm into the 60s and 70s across southern Wisconsin,
while temperatures remained much cooler across the north. High
temperatures on Tuesday ranged from 42 degrees at Superior to a warm
75 degrees at Janesville.
Skies were partly to mostly cloudy across the Badgerland during the
overnight hours. There were a few showers associated with a cold
front crossing the state. Temperatures dropped off into the upper
30s to mid 40s in the northwest with upper 50s to mid 60s in the
High pressure will move across southern Canada today, as a stalled
front across Illinois begins to lift north, ahead of low pressure
exiting the Central plains.
The low will move across central Wisconsin Thursday morning, lifting
the warm front into southern Wisconsin. The low will bring a wet
period Later today through Thursday, before colder air moves in.
Rain and thunderstorms, some strong or severe, will occur in the
south, especially tonight, while rain, mixing with snow occurs in
the far north.
High pressure will build into the Upper Mississippi Valley later
Thursday night and Friday.