Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 210922
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
422 AM CDT WED SEP 21 2016
An area of high pressure situated over the Ohio River Valley kept
skies partly to mostly sunny across the state before a warm front
boundary developed across the central part of Wisconsin. This warm
front helped bring in clouds and some rain through central
Wisconsin in the late afternoon and evening. High temperatures
were well above daily averages, with highs reaching into the upper
60s north to the upper 70s and lower 80s south. These temperatures
were between 10 and 15 degrees above average for most locations.
Winds were mainly from the south between 5 and 15 miles per hour.
Showers and thunderstorms moved through roughly the southern two-
thirds of Wisconsin during the late evening and overnight hours.
A couple of the storms were severe with damaging winds. Skies
turned mostly cloudy except for in the northwest away from the
precipitation. Low temperatures ranged from the low and mid 50s
northwest, to the low and mid 60s southwest.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will continue today and
Thursday, bringing a threat of severe thunderstorms and flooding
to much of the state.
It should be drier most places by Saturday, with more showers and
storms returning Sunday into early next week ahead of approaching
Temperatures will be near to several degrees above normal through
this weekend, with cooler temperatures likely moving in during the
first part of next week.
High temperatures today will range from the mid and upper 60s in
far northwest Wisconsin, to the low 80s in the southwest.
Lows tonight will range from the low and mid 50s in the far north,
to the mid and upper 60s west-central.