Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 170946
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
446 AM CDT MON OCT 17 2016
Mild temperatures prevailed across Wisconsin, ahead of a cold
front located across the Great Plains. Under partly to mostly
cloudy skies, high temperatures were in the upper 60s to lower 70s
Showers and thunderstorms moved northeastward across northern
Wisconsin, as a warm front moved northeast into central Wisconsin.
Skies were mostly cloudy across the state, with patchy fog over
most of eastern and northern Wisconsin. Temperatures were warm,
ranging from the lower 50s in northern Wisconsin, to the upper 60s
to lower 70s in southern Wisconsin.
A warm front will move northeastward through northern Wisconsin
this morning. Low pressure will then move into southeast
Minnesota by early this evening, then gather strength as it moves
northeastward tonight. The low will bring a cold front southeast
through the region tonight.
Chances for showers and thunderstorms are forecast later this
morning into early this afternoon in northern Wisconsin. Showers
and thunderstorms are then expected later this afternoon into this
evening in northern Wisconsin, as the low moves through. Chances
for showers will linger later tonight in northern Wisconsin.
The rest of the region should remain dry. Warm temperatures are
expected today, with highs in the 60s in northwest and far
northern Wisconsin, to the lower 80s in far southern Wisconsin and
northern Illinois. Lows tonight will be in the upper 40s to lower
50s in northwest Wisconsin, to the lower to middle 60s in
southeast Wisconsin and northeast Illinois.
A period of quiet weather is then forecast for most of the rest of
the week. Temperatures are expected to remain mild Tuesday, before
falling to more seasonable values by later in the week.