Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 180909
Wisconsin Weather Summary
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
409 AM CDT Thu Aug 18 2016
High pressure was located over the east-central U.S. while low
pressure approached from the northern Rockies. Quiet weather
prevailed across Wisconsin. There were scattered clouds in most
areas and some isolated showers. Winds were light and highs were in
the lower 80s, 5 to 10 degrees above average.
Quiet weather and mostly clear skies prevailed across Wisconsin
overnight. Light winds and humid conditions led to patchy fog. Low
temperatures ranged from the upper 50s north to the upper 60s south.
Warm and humid conditions will persist across Wisconsin through
Friday ahead of a cold front approaching from the northern Plains.
Thunderstorms will become likely along a cold front that will enter
northwest Wisconsin late tonight, and slowly cross the state Friday
and Friday night, before exiting the far southeast Saturday
afternoon. Some of the thunderstorms will produce heavy rain. There
is a slight risk for damaging winds toward southwest Wisconsin
Friday afternoon and evening.
Expect cooler and drier weather Sunday and Monday, before
temperatures warm again Tuesday and Wednesday.
High temperatures today will range from the lower 80s north to the
upper 80s southwest. Lows tonight will be in the 60s.