Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS83 KMKX 050901
WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
301 AM CST Mon Dec 5 2016
A large area of snow moved from west to east through Wisconsin on
Sunday. The heaviest snow was in the southern part of the state
where up to 6 inches occurred. Madison set a snowfall record for
the date of 5.7 inches. In general, snowfall amounts were in the
range of 2 to 5 inches. The snow was rather wet in general,
especially near Lake Michigan. Lesser snowfall amounts occurred
close to Lake Michigan due to slightly warmer temperatures.
Temperatures were nearly steady during the day as the snow was
occurring. High temperatures were mainly in the lower to middle 30s
which is about normal for this time of year. The range of high
temperatures was 29 at several locations in northern Wisconsin
to 37 at Milwaukee.
Winds were southeast to southerly 5 to 15 miles an hour with some
gusts around 20 miles an hour.
The snow came to an end most places by late evening. Skies
remained mostly cloudy overnight, though there were some breaks in
the cloud cover in the northwest. Low temperatures ranged from the
mid and upper 20s northwest, to the upper 20s and low 30s
It looks mainly dry today through much of the upcoming week,
though a weak system or two may bring a little snow to portions of
the state at times. Widespread light snow may return by the
The coldest temperatures of the season thus far are expected to
arrive for the second half of the week.
High temperatures today will be in the mid to upper 30s across
Lows tonight will mainly range from the mid and upper 20s
northwest, to the upper 20s and low 30s east.