Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 191000
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
500 AM CDT MON SEP 19 2016
Clouds increased from the northwest, ahead of a low pressure
trough over the Great Plains. A few showers impacted northwest
Wisconsin, however most areas remained dry. High temperatures
were mild, and ranged from the lower 70s in northeast Wisconsin,
to the lower 80s in western Wisconsin.
A broken line of showers and thunderstorms moved northeast across
northwest and far north central Wisconsin, as a cold front
approached from the northwest. An area of middle to high clouds
moved east across Wisconsin as well. Temperatures so far ranged
from the lower to mid 60s across Wisconsin.
A cold front will move east through the region today into this
evening. A warm and humid airmass will develop ahead of the front
today, providing unstable conditions. The front will bring a
chance for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening
across the southeast half of Wisconsin, into northern Illinois.
Some of the storms may become strong to severe in this area.
Some showers and storms may affect parts of northern Wisconsin as
Highs will reach the lower to mid 70s in northern Wisconsin, to
the upper 70s to mid 80s in southern Wisconsin, with mid 80s in
northern Illinois. Lows tonight will drop into the mid to upper
40s in northwest Wisconsin, to the mid 50s to lower 60s in
southern Wisconsin, with lower to mid 60s in northern Illinois.
Weak high pressure will slide east across the region Tuesday into
Tuesday evening, bringing quiet weather with continued warm
A stationary front developing over central Wisconsin later Tuesday
night into Wednesday may slowly sag southward later in the week.
This feature will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms to
central and portions of northern and southern Wisconsin Wednesday
into Wednesday night.
More chances for showers and storms will linger Thursday into
Friday. Heavy rainfall may occur at times Wednesday into Friday.
Warm and humid conditions are expected for most of this period.