Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 111040
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
440 AM CST Sun Dec 11 2016
Low pressure tracked from the central Rockies towards the central
Plains during the day. The low brought increasing cloud cover and
snow to western Wisconsin during the mid to late afternoon hours.
Accumulations during the day were on the light side.
High temperatures were below seasonal averages, and ranged from
around 10 above zero in northern Wisconsin, to the mid 20s in
Low pressure remained over the central high Plains. A band of
moderate snow moved slowly northeast into southern and central
Wisconsin. Light to moderate snow accumulations were observed in
these areas. Light snow was seen further to the north.
Temperatures so far ranged from the single digits above zero in
northwest Wisconsin, to the lower to mid 20s in southeast
Low pressure will move northeastward into far southeast Wisconsin
today, then to the northeast of the region tonight. Snow will
continue across the region today, diminishing from west to east
this afternoon and evening. Moderate to heavy snow accumulations
are expected across Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
Weak high pressure Monday will bring a brief period of quiet
weather, before a strong cold front pushes southeast through the
region Monday night. Light snow is possible with the front Monday
Very cold temperatures are then anticipated across the region for
Tuesday into the rest of the week, as Arctic high pressure moves
from the northern Plains to south of the region. Bitter cold wind
chills are also possible during this time.