Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 260926
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
326 AM CST Sun Feb 26 2017
Skies were mostly sunny in the western half of Wisconsin on Saturday
while skies were cloudy with scattered snow showers in the eastern
half. Skies cleared from west to east in eastern Wisconsin during
High temperatures were below normal for the first time in recent
days. Highs ranged from 21 at Manitowish Waters, Eagle River and
Land O Lakes to 33 in Osceola and New Richmond where sunshine was
plentiful. The normal high temperatures for this time of year are
around 30 in northern Wisconsin to the middle 30s in the south.
Winds on Saturday were northwest to west 10 to 20 miles an hour with
some higher gusts.
Snow moved into the north overnight, bringing some light
accumulations by morning. Flurries moved through later in the
night across southern and central portions of the state. Skies
transitioned from partly cloudy to mostly cloudy during the
evening and overnight hours. Low temperatures ranged from 5 to 10
in far northeast Wisconsin, to the upper teens and low 20s south
Low pressure will bring light snow to mainly the northern half of
Wisconsin today. Temperatures will recover to near normal north
today and above normal in the south.
After dry weather Monday, another low pressure system will likely
bring precipitation to the state Monday night through Wednesday.
Mixed precipitation is possible for a time Monday night into
Tuesday morning, but otherwise many places will see rain for the
bulk of this event. The rain is expected to eventually change to
light snow Tuesday night into Wednesday as colder air returns.
Near normal temperatures are expected for the end of the week.
Highs temperatures today will range from the upper 20s and low 30s
northwest, to the upper 30s and low 40s south.
Lows tonight will range from 10 to 15 in the north, to the low and
mid 20s south.