Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 260830
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
330 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016
Weak high pressure was in control over the Badgerland for most of
the day Thursday, keeping skies partly to mostly sunny across the
state. A trough of low pressure did move through central Illinois in
the morning hours, which brought rainfall amounts of over one inch
to the Racine and Kenosha areas. High temperatures were slightly
above daily averages as highs ranged from the lower 70s in the
northwest part of the state to the upper 70s and lower 80s in the
southern part. Winds were from the west between 5 and 20 miles per
High pressure moved in from the west overnight, bringing dry
weather and mostly clear to partly cloudy skies across Wisconsin.
Winds were light, allowing some fog to form later in the night in
a few locations. Low temperatures ranged from the low 50s
northwest, to the low and mid 60s far southeast.
Pleasant weather will prevail today under high pressure. A return
of showers and storms is then expected tonight through Saturday
night as a low pressure system moves through the region.
It should be mainly dry on Sunday, with a chance then for storms
at times the first half of the work week.
Temperatures will be a tad below normal today, warming back to a
little above normal by early next week.
High temperatures today will range from the upper 60s and low 70s
in north-central Wisconsin, to mainly the mid 70s elsewhere.
Lows tonight will range from the low and mid 50s north, to the
low and mid 60s southeast.