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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
330 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.YESTERDAY...A COLD FRONT IN NORTHERN MINNESOTA MOVED SOUTHEAST
TOWARD NORTHWEST WISCONSIN ON SATURDAY SPREADING RAIN INTO THAT AREA
OF THE STATE. THE RAINFALL WAS CONFINED TO ABOUT THE NORTHWEST ONE-
QUARTER OF THE STATE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WERE ON THE LIGHT SIDE.

HIGH TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY RANGED FROM 36 AT SUPERIOR TO 71 AT
BOSCOBEL AND PRAIRIE DU CHIEN. THE NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR
THIS TIME OF YEAR ARE MAINLY IN THE RANGE OF 55 TO 60.

WINDS ON SATURDAY WERE SOUTHEAST TO SOUTHERLY MAINLY 10 TO 20 MILES
AN HOUR WITH SOME GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MILES AN HOUR.  THE SOUTHEAST
WINDS OFF OF LAKE MICHIGAN KEPT EASTERN WISCONSIN LAKESHORE COUNTIES
COOLER.

.OVERNIGHT...A BAND OF LIGHT SHOWERS...ORIENTED SOUTHWEST/NORTHEAST
EXTENDED FROM WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN INTO NORTHEAST WISCONSIN.  THIS
BAND SLOWLY SAGGED SOUTH. TEMPERATURES DROPPED OFF INTO THE 40S TO
LOW 50S...WITH A FEW LOW 60S IN PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND
SOME UPPER 30S IN PARTS OF THE NORTHWEST.

.FORECAST...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRIFTING VERY SLOWLY SOUTHEAST
THROUGH WISCONSIN WILL BE THE FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND EVEN A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THE FRONT WILL REACH A GREEN
BAY TO LA CROSSE LINE TODAY...THEN HOLD NEARLY STATIONARY UNTIL LOW
PRESSURE FINALLY PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA ON MONDAY.

FOR TODAY...FAR NORTHWEST AND SOUTHERN WISCONSIN SHOULD ENJOY DRY
CONDITIONS WHILE CENTRAL AREAS WILL LIKELY SEE WET WEATHER. THE
AIRMASS OVER WISCONSIN WILL BE MILD WITH HIGHS EXPECTED TO RANGE
FROM THE MID 70S FAR SOUTH TO THE 60S ELSEWHERE.

THE SOUTH WILL FINALLY SEE THE RAIN PUSH IN TONIGHT AND MONDAY AS
THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH. HIGH PRESSURE AND DRIER
WEATHER RETURNS ON TUESDAY...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL TURN COOLER.

UNSETTLED WEATHER RETURNS LATER WEDNESDAY INTO FRIDAY AS A LARGE LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM ORGANIZES OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS AND EVENTUALLY
MOVES THROUGH THE UPPER MIDWEST.

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HAHN/PC



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