Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 281010
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
410 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017
Morning skies were mostly sunny across Wisconsin but high level
clouds increased during the afternoon.
It was another day of above normal temperatures. High temperatures
were mainly in the 40s ranging from 31 at Superior, near the cold
waters of Lake Superior, to 53 at Burlington in Racine County.
The normal high temperatures for this time of year are around 30 in
northern Wisconsin to the middle 30s in the south.
Winds were southerly 5 to 15 miles an hour with a few higher
Approaching low pressure brought showers to the southeast two-
thirds of Wisconsin overnight, with some light snow in the far
northwest. A few rumbles of thunder also occurred toward the
Illinois border. Skies become overcast during the evening and
then remained that way overnight. Winds were generally on the
light side through the night. Low temperatures ranged from the low
and mid 20s in far the northwest, to the upper 30s and low 40s
A low pressure system will bring precipitation to the state
today through Wednesday. Mixed precipitation is possible in the
north, but otherwise most places will see rain into this evening.
A few thunderstorms are possible in the south and east today.
The rain is expected to transition to snow from northwest to
southeast tonight into Wednesday morning, with snow then
persisting for much of Wednesday. This will likely bring some
accumulations, especially across the south half of the state.
Could see a little light snow on Thursday and then again Friday
night, with near normal temperatures to end the week.
Warming temperatures and mainly dry weather is expected for the
Highs temperatures today will range from the upper 30s and low 40s
in northwest Wisconsin, to the mid and upper 50s far south.
Lows tonight will range from the low 20s northwest, to the low and
mid 30s south.