Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 121022
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
422 AM CST Thu Jan 12 2017
Low pressure moved across northern Illinois while a trough of low
pressure departed northern Wisconsin. The combination of these two
systems brought snow to northern Wisconsin, snow and sleet to
central Wisconsin, and rain that changed to freezing rain across
southern Wisconsin. Snow amounts were up to a few inches. High
temperatures ranged from the single digits across the northern
half of the state to the upper 30s and low 40s in the southeast.
Snow and freezing drizzle lingered in the south during the
evening. After a brief break in precipitation, snow moved back
into southern and central portions of the state later in the night
into early morning.
Aside from some clearing in the northwest, skies were mostly
cloudy overnight. Winds were a a little breezy at times in the
south, but otherwise light across the state. Low temperatures
ranged from 5 to 10 below northwest, to 15 to 20 above in the
Light snow will linger across portions of the southeast half of
the state this morning. Dry weather is then expected this
afternoon through Friday as high pressure moves through the
A quick shot of light snow is possible Friday night as a weak
system passes through.
After a dry weekend, low pressure will likely bring more mixed
precipitation to Wisconsin early next week.
Temperatures will be below normal through Friday, returning to
around normal this weekend, then above normal early next week.
High temperatures today will range from around 10 in northwest
Wisconsin, to the low and mid 20s southeast
Lows tonight will range from 15 to 25 below in the northwest, to
0 to 10 above southeast.