Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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FXUS63 KMKX 261712 AAA
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
1112 AM CST MON JAN 26 2015

.UPDATE...
LIGHT SNOW AHEAD OF SURFACE TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY PUSH EAST
TODAY. SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN AS IT DROPS SOUTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE STATE. LOW AND MID LEVEL FRONTOGENESIS AND WARM AIR
ADVECTION AHEAD OF THE TROUGH MOVES ACROSS SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BUT
ALSO WEAKENS. AS A RESULT EXPECT PRECIP TO DIMINISH SOMEWHAT
AS IT PROGRESSES EASTWARD. EXPECT AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH. LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE INTO THE EVENING IN SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN UNTIL
THE LOW CLEARS THE REGION. SOUNDINGS STILL INDICATE LIGHT FREEZING
DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE IN SOUTH-CENTRAL WISCONSIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING AS DRIER AIR INTRUDES THE SNOW GROWTH
ZONE AND WE LOSE ICE CRYSTALS.

&&

.AVIATION/18Z TAFS/...
LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH EAST THIS AFTERNOON AND IS EXPECTED
TO WEAKEN IN INTENSITY SOMEWHAT AS IT GETS INTO SOUTHEAST WI. THE
BAND OF LIFR/IFR VISIBILITIES CURRENTLY OVER SOUTH-CENTRAL WI IS
EXPECTED TO BE IN THE IFR/MVFR RANGE WHEN IT GETS TO EASTERN
WISCONSIN. LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES ARE EXPECTED TO LINGER THROUGH THE
EVENING IN SOUTHEAST WI. THINK SNOW TOTALS WILL BE AN INCH AT
MOST.

LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS STILL POSSIBLE IN SOUTH-CENTRAL
WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. SEVERAL LOCATIONS IN
WESTERN WISCONSIN HAVE REPORTED IT THIS MORNING. THERE IS
UNCERTAINTY WITH HOW LOW CEILINGS WILL BE LATER TODAY AND INTO
THE EVENING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION ON TUESDAY
WHICH WILL DRY OUT THE LOW LEVELS AND HELP RAISE CEILINGS.

&&

.MKX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
WI...NONE.
LM...NONE.
&&

$$

UPDATE...MARQUARDT
TODAY/TONIGHT AND AVIATION/MARINE...GEHRING
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...COLLAR


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