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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
305 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.YESTERDAY...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVED THROUGH WISCONSIN
TUESDAY...BRINGING PRECIPITATION...STRONGER WINDS...AND COOLER
TEMPERATURES WITH IT. SKIES WERE MOSTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE STATE.
RAIN EARLY IN THE DAY TRANSITIONED INTO SNOW IN THE EVENING. SOME
LOCATIONS RECEIVED A FEW TENTHS OF RAIN...WHILE OTHERS RECEIVED A
FEW TENTHS OF SNOW. TEMPERATURES STARTED OUT WARM IN THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS...BUT DROPPED AS THE DAY PROGRESSED. HIGH TEMPS WERE
IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE
STATE...WITH MID TO UPPER 20S IN THE NORTHERN PART. WINDS WERE FROM
THE NORTHWEST BETWEEN 5 TO 20 MILES PER HOUR.

.OVERNIGHT...A BAND OF LIGHT SNOW MOVED THROUGH PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN DURING THE EVENING HOURS. ANY
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WERE A HALF AN INCH OR LESS. SKIES WERE CLOUDY
FOR MUCH OF THE STATE...HOWEVER AN AREA OF CLEARING DEVELOPED ACROSS
PARTS OF NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL WISCONSIN IN THE WAKE OF THE
SNOWFALL. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS PERSISTED IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR
SNOWBELT. A FEW FLURRIES WERE OBSERVED ELSEWHERE. TEMPERATURES
DROPPED OFF INTO THE TEENS TO MID 20S.

.FORECAST...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING THROUGHOUT MUCH OF
THE PLAINS STATES WILL DRAW CLOSER TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES
TO PULL EAST OF THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR SNOW BELT TODAY WHERE
SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW WILL FALL. BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
CONTINUE TO USHER IN MUCH COOLER AND MORE WINTER LIKE TEMPERATURES
INTO TONIGHT.

POLAR HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL OVER THE REGION THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK.

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JTS/PC


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