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WISCONSIN WEATHER SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
335 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.YESTERDAY...AFTER A SUNDAY NIGHT OF RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS...SKIES
WERE PARTLY SUNNY ON MONDAY.  SOME LIGHT RAIN LINGERED IN PARTS OF
SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN EARLY MONDAY MORNING BUT SUNSHINE BROKE THROUGH
THE CLOUDS BY MID MORNING.

HIGH TEMPERATURES MONDAY RANGED FROM 63 AT MANITOWISH WATERS TO 77
AT BOSCOBEL.  THE NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR EARLY MAY IN
WISCONSIN ARE IN THE 60S.

WINDS ON MONDAY WERE GENERALLY FROM THE NORTH 5 TO 15 MILES AN HOUR.
WINDS IN COUNTIES NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN BECAME EASTERLY IN THE
AFTERNOON AS A LAKE BREEZE DEVELOPED AND MOVE WESTWARD.

.OVERNIGHT...ANOTHER BATCH OF RAIN WAS MOVING INTO SOUTHWEST
WISCONSIN OUT OF NORTHEAST IOWA MONDAY EVENING. THE RAIN GRADUALLY
WORKED INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN AS THE NIGHT MOVED ALONG. CLOUD COVER
INCREASED INTO THE SOUTH AND CENTRAL WITH CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY
SKIES IN THE NORTH. TEMPERATURES DROPPED INTO THE 30S TO LOW 40S IN
SOME OF THE CLEAR AREAS IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN. MEANWHILE THE SOUTH
SAW TEMPERATURES IN THE 50S DUE TO THE CLOUD COVER.

.FORECAST...A STATIONARY FRONT WILL MEANDER ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS
TODAY BEFORE STARTING TO LIFT NORTH AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT INTO
WEDNESDAY. MEANWHILE WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE NORTHERN
GREAT LAKES. LOW PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN OVER THE PLAINS.

BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY...MUCH OF WISCONSIN WILL BE BACK
INTO THE WARMER AND MORE HUMID AIR. HOWEVER SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL
KEEP AREAS NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN COOL.

THE PLAINS LOW IS EXPECTED TO PUSH INTO NORTHERN MINNESOTA AND NORTH
OF LAKE SUPERIOR THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT...BRINGING SOME THUNDERSTORMS...WILL MOVE ACROSS WISCONSIN
FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...BEFORE STALLING ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS
AND THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY SATURDAY.

THE ACTIVE PATTERN WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AS ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TRIES TO BRING THE FRONT BACK NORTH...RESULTING IN
MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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HAHN/PC



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