Wisconsin Weather Update

Wisconsin Weather Update for November 30, 2009.

By: HaleStorm, 2:03 PM GMT on November 30, 2009

Good Monday morning!

Weather Recap
Yesterday I saw the first light snow shower of the season in the Appleton area. It didn't stick to anything, not even grassy areas, but it did look pretty while attending church yesterday morning. Temperatures were about five degrees above normal yesterday, near 40 degrees.
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php

Forecast Synopsis
After a summer season which saw zero (0) severe weather events in the county I live in, plus after watching last night's season finale of "Storm Chasers" on the Discovery Channel, I'm getting anxious for some sweet storms to forecast. Plus, what's more exciting than chasing a blizzard? Well, if I wanted to chase down a blizzard this week, I would have to drive quite a ways, as our forecast is anything but exciting. A weak Alberta Clipper may produce a few light snow showers across northern Wisconsin on Wednesday, a storm expected to be strong could create some messy weather across the southern United States late on Tuesday and across the east coast on Wednesday. As for us, cloudy and breezy conditions look to persist through the week, and a plunge in the upper-air jet stream could make the second half of the week colder than the first half. Other than that, well, meh.
http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/storm-chasers/
http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/ussatsfc.gif


Today’s Forecast Grade: B-

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: Mostly cloudy and breezy through the day. Maybe a few flurries in northern and central Wisconsin this afternoon and evening, but it shouldn't be enough to stick anywhere. High of 40 central, lower 40s south.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 38-41.
Madison: Highs 39-43.
Waukesha: Highs 41-42.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: Mostly cloudy overnight. Lows near 30.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy and breezy again but dry. A little warmer with highs mid- 40s central, upper 40s south.

Extended:
Wednesday: Still mostly cloudy and breezy, still dry, just a little colder. Highs 37-42.
Thursday: Cloudy and breezy with light snow showers or flurries. It's going to be colder though with highs just 30-35.
Friday: Cloudy and breezy. Perhaps a few flurries. Highs 29-34.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Cloudy with flurries. Sensing a pattern yet? Highs 28-35.
Sunday: I'm not sure how else I can say cloudy and breezy with flurries. How's this: "Clouds and wind with flurries possible." Highs 27-34.


Other City Forecasts:
(Monday through Wednesday)

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota:
Conditions: Flurries today, sunshine tomorrow, more flurries Wednesday.
Temperatures: Highs near 40 through tomorrow, then only near 30 on Wednesday.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503

Anna, Illinois:
Conditions: Some sunshine today, more sunshine tomorrow, no sunshine and rain on Wednesday.
Temperatures: Highs upper 40s today, warming to upper 50s tomorrow, back to upper 40s Wednesday.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033

League City and Pearland, Texas:
Conditions: Rain and cooler. Rain finally becomes more scattered on Wednesday.
Temperatures: Highs only 55-60.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX0745
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/Pearland.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX1029

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina:
Conditions: Isolated showers today, sunshine tomorrow, showers and isolated storms likely on Wednesday.
Temperatures: Highs upper 60s today and Wednesday, lower 60s Tuesday.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155

Charlotte, North Carolina:
Conditions: Showers developing by this afternoon, sunshine tomorrow, more rain on Wednesday.
Temperatures: Highs near or just above 60s today and tomorrow, dropping to the lower 50s thanks to all the rain on Wednesday.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NC/Charlotte.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNC0121

Las Vegas, Nevada:
Conditions: Sunshine.
Temperatures: Highs mid- 60s. Well that was pretty easy to write in my new format. :)
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040

Davenport, Florida:
Conditions: Sunshine through tomorrow, scattered storms developing tomorrow night and Wednesday.
Temperatures: Highs upper 70s to lower 80s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104

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Wisconsin Weather Update for November 23, 2009.

By: HaleStorm, 2:15 PM GMT on November 23, 2009

Good Monday morning!

Weather Recap
Yesterday was an outstanding day of late-November weather with more clouds than sunshine but high temperatures in the upper 50s! That's well above our normal high temperature of 38 (Green Bay) and 39 (Madison).
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php

Forecast Synopsis
Last week I teased a strong weather system that could create some havoc across the United States this week. And this may still be true, although it has been delayed about 36-hours and will probably be more rain than snow. The nice, warm ridge in the upper-air jet stream that has given us this stretch of very mild November weather is going to change over to a trough, meaning colder air will begin to funnel back into our area this week. A panhandle-hook-type low pressure system is developing near, well, the panhandle of Oklahoma. It's going to absorb some Gulf of Mexico moisture, then the jet stream is going to shoot it northeastward toward our area, so look for clouds, wind and rain starting tomorrow night and lasting through Thanksgiving Day. The rain could change over to light snow Wednesday night and Thursday, but besides a few splotches on grassy areas, I'm thinking it'll be more for show than for purpose this time around.

There will be no Weather Update on Thanksgiving Day. If any wacky weather breaks, I may post a separate online-only update on my http://www.wisconsinweatherupdate.com site (which also now feeds to my Facebook profile), otherwise I'll blog again next week. Enjoy your Thanksgiving week!
http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/ussatsfc.gif


Important Weather Statement: (Source: National Weather Service)
Fox Cities:
... Areas of dense fog expected in northeast... central and east central Wisconsin this morning...

Fog will affect much of northeast... central and east central
Wisconsin this morning. Although several observation sites were
reporting visibilities between 1 and 3 miles... pockets of dense
fog were observed from Wautoma northward to Waupaca... Stevens
Point... Mosinee... Clintonville... Shawano... Antigo and Iron
Mountain. The fog had reduced visibilities to 1/4 mile or less
in these areas and other neighboring communities... resulting in
locally hazardous travel conditions for the morning commute to
work or school. The foggy conditions are expected to improve by
around 9 am.

Anyone traveling this morning should be prepared for low
visibilities in fog. If you encounter dense fog while driving...
slow down... use your low-beam headlights and keep a safe distance
from other vehicles.
http://www.wunderground.com/DisplayDisc.asp?DiscussionCode=GRB

Southern Wisconsin:
Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am CST this morning...
The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a dense fog advisory... which is in effect until 10 am CST this morning.

Areas of dense fog will expand through sunrise over Dane... green... and
rock counties. Visibilities will drop to one quarter mile or much
less. The fog will begin to lift by mid morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down...
use your headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.
http://www.wunderground.com/DisplayDisc.asp?DiscussionCode=MKX


Today’s Forecast Grade: B

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: Mostly cloudy with areas of morning fog. A little cooler compared to yesterday but still mild with a high of 52.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 49-50.
Madison: Highs 51-53.
Waukesha: Highs 50-52.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: More clouds than stars overnight, lows upper 30s.

Tomorrow: Cloudy and becoming breezy. Scattered rain showers developing late. Cooler with highs mid- 40s central, upper 40s south. Chance of rain 60%.

Extended:
Wednesday: Cloudy and windy with scattered light rain showers. Precip could change over to light snow showers Wednesday night. Highs 43-48. Chance of precip 50%.
Thanksgiving Day: Cloudy and breezy with light snow showers. It doesn't look like much is going to stick on the ground, but it will be pretty to view out your window while enjoying your turkey-induced tryptophan coma. Highs 40-45. Chance of snow 40%, but chance of measurable snow just 20%.
Black Friday: Decreasing clouds and becoming less breezy as our Wednesday/Thursday storm intensifies and becomes more of a nightmare for the Ohio Valley and New England area. Highs 40-45.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Sunshine, highs 40-47.
Sunday: Cloudy with light snow showers possible. Highs 36-43. Chance of snow just 25%.


Other City Forecasts:

This week in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota: Wet. Rain today and tomorrow, changing to light snow Wednesday and ending on Thursday. Highs 45-50 through tomorrow, then only 35-40 after that.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503

This week in Anna, Illinois: Morning sprinkles today, more rain possible tomorrow, then dry through the weekend. Highs low to mid- 50s through Wednesday, then highs in the mid- 40s through Friday.
Scattered sprinkles or light showers will continue to move across portions of far southeast Missouri...southern Illinois and west Kentucky this morning. Most of the precipitation was located across The Purchase area...and the southern pennyrile region of west Kentucky. Precipitation amounts will be light and amount to only a trace up to a few hundredths of an inch. Expect this activity to continue for a couple more hours this morning...although the intensity will remain light.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033

This week in League City and Pearland, Texas: Morning fog today, then becoming sunny. Showers and isolated storms possible tomorrow, otherwise more sunshine expected. Highs lower 70s through tomorrow, then mid- 60s after that.
Dense fog advisory in effect until 9 am CST this morning...
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX0745
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/Pearland.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX1029

This week in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Cloudy with areas of morning fog and occasional drizzle through Wednesday. Partly cloudy after that with highs in the 60s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155

This week in Las Vegas, Nevada: Grab your sweaters and turn on the heat, you've got sunshine through the week and highs low to mid- 60s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040

This week in Davenport, Florida: Scattered showers with isolated storms through Thanksgiving, then partly cloudy next weekend. Highs upper 70s to lower 80s, but perhaps cooling a few degrees for next weekend.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104

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Wisconsin Weather Update for November 19, 2009.

By: HaleStorm, 2:01 PM GMT on November 19, 2009

Good Thursday morning!

Weather Recap
After a rather nice start to the week, things got a little worse yesterday as clouds and scattered rain showers entered the state. High temperatures have been between 46-51 Monday-Wednesday. Did you know that yesterday's rain was the first measurable precipitation all month in east-central and southern Wisconsin?
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php

Forecast Synopsis
Cold rain showers look to continue today thanks to a cut-off upper-air low pressure circulation. These cut-off lows in the jet stream tend to be rather slow to leave, so expect scattered rain showers through much of the day today. It will eventually move off to our east by tonight, then we should remain dry through most of Sunday.
On Monday I teased a possible rain/snow storm for the first half of next week, and it still looks to be rather messy. A couple of weather systems are expected to move through the upper-Midwest from Canada, bringing colder temperatures and wet weather with it. Temperatures will probably be warm enough for the wet to fall as rain on Monday, but 850-millibar expected temperatures Monday night through Wednesday look to be cold enough where much of the precip could fall as light snow. The National Weather Service: Green Bay is not eating the Kool-Aid snow cone quite yet as their latest forecast for next week is still calling for nothing but rain. The NWS: Milwaukee/Sullivan office has got their Kool-Aid at the ready as they are now mentioning a rain/snow mix for next Tuesday. Could be an interesting weather blog this Monday!
http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/ussatsfc.gif


NowCast: (Source: National Weather Service)
Southern Wisconsin:
Cloudy and foggy conditions will continue through the early morning. The fog will reduce the visibility to mostly 1 to 3 miles...however patches of dense fog will drop visibilities to one quarter mile or less. Patchy drizzle is also expected early this morning. Temperatures will remain in the upper 30s to middle 40s. Early morning motorists should use extra caution this morning due to the patchy nature of the dense fog.
http://www.wunderground.com/DisplayDisc.asp?DiscussionCode=MKX


Today’s Forecast Grade: C

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: Cloudy with more rain showers likely. A few areas of fog this morning as well. High of 46 central, upper 40s south. Chance of rain near 100% in east-central WI where it's already raining, and 40% south where it's dry for the moment.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 48-50. Chance of precip 51-65%.
Madison: Highs 45-48. Chance of precip 32-49%.
Waukesha: High of 48. Chance of precip 28-52%.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: Maybe a lingering rain shower, otherwise just cloudy. Lows upper 30s.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy but probably dry. A little warmer with highs near 50 central, lower 50s south.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Clouds in the morning, sunshine in the afternoon. Highs 48-53.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy, maybe a rain shower late. Highs 49-54. Chance of rain Sunday night 30%.

Next Week:
Monday: Cloudy and breezy with scattered rain showers. Precip could intensify Monday night and also might turn to a mix of rain and snow overnight, but as of now it still looks to be mostly rain Monday night. Highs 45-52. Chance of precip 60%.
Tuesday: Cloudy, breezy and colder with lingering light rain or snow showers ending. Highs 38-45. Chance of precip 30%.
Wednesday: Cloudy, windy and a little colder yet with a new round of light snow showers moving in. Highs 35-42. Chance of precip 30%.


Other City Forecasts:

Upcoming weather in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota: Scattered light rain showers or drizzle today, then more possible Saturday night and Sunday. Highs 45-50.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503

Upcoming weather in Anna, Illinois: More clouds than sunshine but little if any rain through the weekend. Highs mid- to upper 50s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033

Upcoming weather in League City and Pearland, Texas: Storms developing tonight and continuing through Saturday. Sunshine on Sunday. Highs upper 60s to lower 70s except for Saturday when you may only see lower 60s for high temperatures.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX0745
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/Pearland.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX1029

Upcoming weather in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Partly cloudy today and tomorrow, showers unfortunately likely this weekend. Highs mid- 70s today, then upper 60s to lower 70s after that.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155

Upcoming weather in Las Vegas, Nevada: Sunshine and pleasant, highs mid- to upper 60s. Open a window and bang on your new keys!
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040

Upcoming weather in Davenport, Florida: Partly cloudy through tomorrow, then isolated showers this weekend. Highs lower 80s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104

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Wisconsin Weather Update for November 16, 2009.

By: HaleStorm, 2:06 PM GMT on November 16, 2009

Good Monday morning!

Weather Recap
Is it just me or has November felt warmer than October? We had another pleasant late-fall weekend with clouds and a sprinkle on Saturday but lots of sunshine yesterday. High temperatures were in the mid- 50s Saturday and the upper 40s yesterday.
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php

Forecast Synopsis
It's the middle of November, the grass has been mowed for the last time this season, the leaves are raked, Christmas lights are hung and waiting to be turned on, and we're ready for our first major snowstorm of the season. Right? Well, if you're not quite prepared for snow yet, you've got at least another week to make sure your snow shovels are located and/or your snowblower still works. Pleasant November weather looks to continue through much of the day tomorrow. A cut-off circulation in the upper-air jet stream could mean clouds and scattered light rain showers Tuesday night through Thursday, but otherwise this week looks to maintain the status quo with temperatures slightly above normal. There may be an interesting storm lining up for next Monday; I'll have an update on that potential storm this Thursday morning.
http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/ussatsfc.gif


Today’s Forecast Grade: B+

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: Sunshine in central Wisconsin, a few more clouds in southern Wisconsin. High of 48.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 49-50.
Madison: Highs 49-52.
Waukesha: Highs 48-49.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: More stars than clouds, lows lower 30s.

Tomorrow: Some morning sunshine, then becoming cloudy and breezy from south to north. Maybe some light rain showers late across southern Wisconsin. Highs upper 40s to near 50. Chance of rain 40% south, 20% central.

Extended:
Wednesday: Cloudy and breezy with a few light scattered rain showers. Highs 45-50. Chance of rain 40%.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy with maybe a passing round of drizzle. Highs 43-48.
Friday: More clouds than sunshine, but probably no rain or snow. Highs 44-49.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Sunshine, highs 46-53.
Sunday: More sunshine, highs 45-52. Keep an eye out for some rain and/or snow next Monday.


Other City Forecasts:

Upcoming weather in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota: Sunshine today and tomorrow, highs near 50. A few more clouds on Wednesday, highs near 40.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503

Upcoming weather in Anna, Illinois: Showers likely with isolated storms today, scattered showers tomorrow and Wednesday. Highs lower 60s today, lower 50s after that.
Through 9 am...rain will slowly spread across the remainder of southeast Missouri and more of southern Illinois. At 630 am...the rain was falling west of Interstate 57...or west of a line from Mount Vernon and Marion Illinois... to Sikeston Missouri. It will spread slowly east...reaching New Madrid Missouri...Cairo Illinois...and Marion Illinois by 9 am. The rain will be locally heavy from Poplar Bluff Missouri...north and west across the hilly terrain. Rainfall rates will approach one half inch per hour. This could result in drainage problems where leaves are clogging drains.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033

Upcoming weather in League City and Pearland, Texas: Morning storms, then clearing this afternoon. More sunshine tomorrow and Wednesday. Highs mid- to upper 60s.
A band of showers and thunderstorms associated with a cold front extending from near Livingston to Houston to Needville to Edna will continue to move rapidly southeast. This front will reach the coast close to Matagorda Peninsula around 7 am and near High Island from about 8 to 830 am. Expect gusty winds to near 30 mph from the northwest upon frontal passage. Rainfall amounts will be from 1/4 to 3/4 inch.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX0745
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/Pearland.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX1029

Upcoming weather in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Morning fog, then sunshine today. Isolated showers tomorrow night and Wednesday. Highs mid- 70s today, then upper 60s to lower 70s tomorrow and Wednesday.
Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until 10 am EST this morning...
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155

Upcoming weather in Las Vegas, Nevada: Sunshine, highs near 60, then mid- to upper 60s Tuesday and Wednesday. Normal high is 65.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040

Upcoming weather in Davenport, Florida: More sunshine than clouds, highs near or just above 80.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104

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Wisconsin Weather Update for November 12, 2009.

By: HaleStorm, 2:07 PM GMT on November 12, 2009

Good Thursday morning!

Weather Recap
Our week of "Indian Summer" continues with temperatures about 10-15 degrees above normal (mid- 40s)! Temperatures were near 60 Monday and Tuesday and dropped to the lower 50s yesterday.
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php

Forecast Synopsis
The upper-air jet stream ridge which has welcomed Wisconsin with mild November temperatures continues to influence our weather even a week later! Eventually this ridge will change to a colder upper-air trough which will bring air into the Midwest from Canada, but this is going to take a few days to develop so we can expect to stay above-normal through the weekend and even into the first part of next week. Some places might hit 60 degrees again tomorrow, but otherwise you can expect temps near 50 this weekend, then eventually getting back to the 40s by the middle of next week.
There's not much rain to talk about. A weak area of low pressure may give us some rain showers tomorrow night, but otherwise expect more sunshine this weekend before clouds return next Tuesday.
http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/ussatsfc.gif


Today’s Forecast Grade: B+

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: A mix of sunshine and clouds today. Breezy and a little warmer, high of 55.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 51-52.
Madison: Highs 54-55.
Waukesha: Highs 52-54.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: Variably cloudy and windy. Lows upper 30s.

Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered rain showers developing late. Highs mid- 50s central, upper 50s south. Chance of rain tomorrow night 40%.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Maybe some lingering morning showers, otherwise becoming partly cloudy and still breezy. Highs 48-53. Chance of morning rain 30%.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, highs 47-52.

Next Week:
Monday: Sunshine, highs 45-52.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy and breezy. Maybe a rain or light snow shower Tuesday night. Highs 46-53. Chance of precip 25%.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, a little cooler, and maybe a flurry. Highs 41-48.


Other City Forecasts:

Upcoming weather in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota: Mostly cloudy today, rain showers tomorrow, then partly cloudy this weekend. Highs in the 50s through tomorrow then in the 40s this weekend.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503

Upcoming weather in Anna, Illinois: Sunshine today and tomorrow, increasing clouds Saturday, chance of rain on Sunday. Highs in the 60s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033

Upcoming weather in League City and Pearland, Texas: Partly cloudy through most of the weekend, maybe a shower late on Sunday. Highs mid- to upper 70s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX0745
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/Pearland.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX1029

Upcoming weather in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Scattered showers today, clouds tomorrow, sunshine this weekend. Highs only mid- 50s today, but mid- 60s tomorrow, then back to the mid- 70s this weekend. Heck, Wisconsin may be warmer than Hilton Head today!
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155

Upcoming weather in Las Vegas, Nevada: More clouds than sun through Sunday, then more sun than clouds on Sunday. Windy today. Highs lower 70s today, mid- 60s tomorrow, lower 60s Saturday, then only mid- 50s on Sunday. Brrr!
Wind Advisory in effect until 2 PM PST this afternoon west of Buffalo drive...
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040

Upcoming weather in Davenport, Florida: Sprinkles this morning, otherwise sunshine through the weekend. Highs 75-80.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104


Weather in the News:

Ida dwindles to tropical depression off Gulf Coast
# Rain in South, Mid-Atlantic could continue until Wednesday
# Tropical Storm Ida reaches Dauphin Island, Alabama
# Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Louisiana declare emergency
# Up to 8 inches of rain expected to be dumped on some isolated areas
http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/weather/11/10/tropical.storm.ida/index.html#cnnSTCText

'Weak' cyclone nears Mumbai, heavy rains predicted
# The storm prompted authorities to order the closure of city schools and offices in the afternoon
# India's main weather office has now withdrawn its cyclone warning for the western state of Gujarat
# Predicting heavy rains in the central parts of neighboring Maharashtra state, home to Mumbai
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/11/11/india.cyclone.alert/index.html#cnnSTCText

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Wisconsin Weather Update for November 9, 2009.

By: HaleStorm, 2:01 PM GMT on November 09, 2009

Good Monday morning!

Weather Recap
Hopefully I don't have to tell you how nice this weekend's weather was, as you should have been outdoors enjoying our Indian Summer weekend. The weekend high temperatures Saturday and Sunday were 68 and 67 (respectively) in Green Bay and 71 each day in Madison. The Saturday Green Bay high of 68 tied a record high temperature for that date, but otherwise we just missed setting new record highs.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_summer
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php

Forecast Synopsis
Indian Summer continues! Warm air is continuing to flow northward ahead of a surface cold front moving through Wisconsin this morning. There's no precipitation in Wisconsin from the front, but it does have clouds surrounding it and cooler air moving in behind the cold front. So it doesn't look like we're going to get near 70 again today, but the cooler air won't get here immediately so I would still expect the mercury to climb into the lower 60s today, before eventually swinging back to the 50s and eventually the 40s by this weekend.
http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/ussatsfc.gif


Today’s Forecast Grade: A-

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: Cloudy and breezy this morning, but eventually you'll see a lot more sunshine later today. Still nice and mild with a high of 60 central, lower 60s south.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 56-61.
Madison: Highs 60-64.
Waukesha: Highs 59-64.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: Mostly clear, lows upper 30s.

Tomorrow: Sunshine, remaining mild, highs mid- to upper 50s central, upper 50s to near 60 south.

Extended:
Wednesday: More sunshine, highs 54-59.
Thursday: Partly sunny and breezy, highs 54-59.
Friday: Mostly cloudy and cooler with scattered showers developing. Highs 49-54. Chance of rain 40%.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Maybe a lingering morning rain shower, otherwise partly sunny, a little cooler, highs 44-51. Chance of rain 30%.
Sunday: Sunshine, highs 45-52.


Other City Forecasts:

Upcoming weather in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota: More sun than clouds through Wednesday, highs 55-60.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503

Upcoming weather in Anna, Illinois: Clouds today and tomorrow, sunshine on Wednesday. Highs near 70 today, then in the 60s after that.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033

Upcoming weather in League City and Pearland, Texas: Isolated showers and breezy today, then mostly sunny and breezy tomorrow and Wednesday. Highs mid- 70s.
Coastal Flood Warning in effect until 3 PM CST this afternoon...
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX0745
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/Pearland.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX1029

Upcoming weather in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Showers developing late today, then showers through Wednesday thanks to remnants of Hurricane Ida. Highs low to mid- 70s through Tuesday, mid- 60s and breezy on Wednesday.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155

Upcoming weather in Las Vegas, Nevada: Sunshine, highs mid- to upper 70s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040

Upcoming weather in Davenport, Florida: Scattered storms later today and tonight. Storms likely tomorrow through Wednesday morning from the outer bands of Hurricane Ida. Highs mid- 80s today, upper 70s to lower 80s Tuesday and Wednesday.
Lake Wind Advisory in effect from 10 am this morning to 7 PM EST this evening...
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104


Weather in the News:

Hurricane Ida weakens, heads toward U.S.
-Ida weakens to a Category 1 hurricane
-Ida expected to bring heavy rain to southeast U.S.
-Hurricane warning in effect from Mississippi to Florida
http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/weather/11/09/tropical.storm.ida/index.html#cnnSTCText
http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/tracking/at200911.html

(Source: National Weather Service)
... Introduction to winter weather... part 1...
... Wisconsin winter awareness week is November 9-13...
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winter will be here. Enjoy the winter weather... but use common sense.

... Winter damage...
did you know that winter storms result in more total damage in the
state than any other form of severe weather? Damage to vehicles and
other structures is common.

... Winter deaths and injuries...
did you know that winter storms and cold temperatures kill and injure
more people across Wisconsin than other weather hazards such as
tornadoes... flash floods... damaging thunderstorm winds..or
lightning? Most of these deaths and injuries are vehicle-related and
considered indirectly-related to winter weather.

Winter weather hazards in Wisconsin result in thousands of motor
vehicle accidents each year. Sadly... many of these accidents can be
avoided if travelers would use common sense... stay alert... slow
down... and put their headlights on.

-On average... about 17,000 vehicle accidents occur each winter
season in Wisconsin when Road surfaces are snow... ice... or
slush covered... resulting in about 75 deaths and 7000
injuries.

-Typically... the greatest number of weather-related vehicle
accidents occurs during the first and second seasonal snow
events... even if only or one-half inch falls. It takes a
couple snow/ice events for drivers to adjust to recommended
slower travel speeds.

-Carbon monoxide is a silent killer. Faulty furnaces and space
heaters can release Carbon monoxide gases that can kill people
in confined rooms. Usually 10 to 15 people die each year in
Wisconsin due to Carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Wisconsin Weather Update for November 5, 2009.

By: HaleStorm, 1:53 PM GMT on November 05, 2009

Good Thursday morning!

Weather Recap
Yesterday was a mostly cloudy and cool day with patchy drizzle and high temperatures in the lower 40s central and upper 40s in southern Wisconsin.
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php

Forecast Synopsis
Yesterday may not have been that wonderful of a day around Wisconsin, but we're going to see some improvement pretty quickly around here. A nice upper-air jet stream ridge is beginning to develop across the central United States, and this is going to help bring in warm southerly winds over the next few days. Our normal high temperature is just below 50, but we could see temperatures 10-15 degrees above normal this weekend, and there won't even be any rain to keep you indoors. It'll be breezy, but tolerable, and that's needed this time of the year to get the warm air in here to begin with. We may see a rain shower Sunday night, but otherwise, look for dry conditions with lots of sunshine to continue through the weekend and into next week. Enjoy!
http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/ussatsfc.gif


Today’s Forecast Grade: B

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: Maybe a few clouds this morning, otherwise mostly sunny and a little warmer. High of 46 central, just above 50 south.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 47-49.
Madison: Highs 50-52.
Waukesha: Highs 51-54.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: Mostly clear but becoming windy overnight. Lows low to mid- 30s.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, windy and warmer. Highs lower 50s central, mid- 50s south.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Partly cloudy, breezy and warmer. Good timing that our Indian Summer will occur over a weekend. Highs 58-63.
Sunday: Partly sunny, breezy, and still warm. Maybe a rain shower Sunday night. Highs 55-60. Chance of rain Sunday night 25%.

Next Week:
Monday: Mostly cloudy and breezy. Maybe a morning rain shower. Highs 52-59. Chance of rain 25%.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, highs 48-55.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy and breezy. Highs 47-54.


Other City Forecasts:

Upcoming weather in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota: Sunshine today, a mix of sun and clouds through the weekend. Highs lower 50s today, then 55-60 through the weekend.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503

Upcoming weather in Anna, Illinois: Sunshine, highs near 60 today, mid- 60s tomorrow, then upper 60s to lower 70s this weekend. Very nice!
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033

Upcoming weather in League City and Pearland, Texas: Mostly sunny through Saturday, some storms possible on Sunday. Highs mid- to upper 70s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX0745
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/Pearland.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX1029

Upcoming weather in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Sunshine through the weekend, highs low to mid- 70s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155

Upcoming weather in Las Vegas, Nevada: Mostly sunny, highs lower 80s today, then in the 70s this weekend.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040

Upcoming weather in Davenport, Florida: Mostly sunny, highs lower 80s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104


Weather in the News:

Venezuela rations water in response to drought
* Rolling cuts to water service will affect Caracas, nearby areas for up to 48 hours
* Drought conditions have reduced reservoir volume to critical levels, officials say
* Only hospitals will be equipped with water around the clock
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/americas/11/02/venezuela.water.rationing/index.html#cnnSTCText

Hurricane Ida threatens Nicaragua
* Ida becomes hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph
* Forecaster says landfall could happen Thursday
* As much as 30 inches of rain could be expected, National Hurricane Center says
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/weather/11/05/tropical.storm.ida/index.html#cnnSTCText

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Wisconsin Weather Update for November 2, 2009.

By: HaleStorm, 1:52 PM GMT on November 02, 2009

Good Monday morning!

Weather Recap
Yesterday was a pretty nice day outside, Packers game notwithstanding, with a variety of clouds and sunshine and high temperatures in the upper 40s central and lower 50s south.
http://www.weather.gov/climate/index.php

Forecast Synopsis
We have a rather seasonable week of weather ahead of us. There's only one storm system we're going to have to deal with, and it's a quick-moving Alberta Clipper which will give us a brief shot at some light rain or snow showers tomorrow night. Otherwise, things stay cool for a few days thanks to an upper-air jet stream trough moving through the north-central United States. However, this trough becomes a nice warm ridge late in the week, so temperatures mostly in the 40s during the work week could become 50s by Friday and next weekend.
http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/sfc/ussatsfc.gif


Today’s Forecast Grade: B

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: A mix of sunshine and clouds this morning, then clearing by lunchtime. Breezy, high of 48 central, lower 50s south.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 47-53.
Madison: Highs 50-58.
Waukesha: Highs 53-56.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: Mostly clear, cold and a little breezy overnight, lows in the upper 20s.

Tomorrow: Sunshine in the morning, then increasing clouds in the afternoon. A 50% chance of rain or light snow showers tomorrow night. Highs mid- 40s central, upper 40s south.

Extended:
Wednesday: Clouds early in the morning, then decreasing clouds. Highs 42-47.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, highs 45-50.
Friday: Mostly sunny and a little warmer, highs 49-54.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Mostly sunny and warmer, highs 55-62.
Sunday: Partly cloudy and pleasant, highs 51-58.


Other City Forecasts:

Upcoming weather in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota: Sunshine today, scattered showers tomorrow, tomorrow night and Wednesday morning. Highs mid- to upper 40s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503

Upcoming weather in Anna, Illinois: Sunshine, highs mid- 60s today, upper 50s after that.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033

Upcoming weather in League City and Pearland, Texas: Sunshine, highs mid- 70s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX0745
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/Pearland.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USTX1029

Upcoming weather in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Clouds today, then sunshine after that. Highs mid- 60s today, then lower 70s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155

Upcoming weather in Las Vegas, Nevada: Sunshine, highs lower 80s, pardner.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040

Upcoming weather in Davenport, Florida: Isolated afternoon showers today and tomorrow, otherwise partly sunny. Highs low to mid- 80s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104


Weather in the News:

At least 14 dead after Typhoon Mirinae lashes Philippines
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
* Typhoon Mirinae leaves at least 14 dead, four missing
* Mirinae is latest in rash of storms to hit region
* Forecasters say weakened storm will hit Vietnam on Monday
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/weather/11/01/philippines.typhoon/index.html#cnnSTCText

(Source: National Weather Service)
Cool and Wet October
October 2009 will go down in the record books as cool and wet across north central and northeast Wisconsin.
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=grb&storyid=35860&source=0

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