Wisconsin Weather Update for April 10, 2009.

By: HaleStorm , 2:05 PM GMT on April 10, 2009

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Good Good Friday morning!

Weather Synopsis
This will be a little bit shorter update compared to normal as numerous people on the mailing list aren't at work today, plus the fact that we're still in a rather boring weather cycle. :) A storm system moving across the central United States should miss Wisconsin to the south, and the next storm of any moderate interest doesn't arrive until Monday. So enjoy the continued seasonable weekend weather!

Today’s Forecast Grade: B

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: Mostly sunny, a little breezy and slightly cooler than yesterday. High of 48 central, lower 50s south.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 46-49.
Madison: Highs 52-54.
Waukesha: Highs 46-49.

Tonight: Mostly clear, lows mid- 20s.

This Weekend:
Saturday: Partly cloudy, highs near 50 central, low to mid- 50s south.
Easter Sunday: Mostly sunny, a little breezy, highs lower 50s central, upper 50s south. Chance of your Easter basket being hidden in the laundry room 40%.

Next Week:
Monday: Cloudy, windy and cooler with scattered rain showers. Highs 48-53. Chance of rain 50%.
Tuesday: Cloudy. Scattered light rain showers and breezy Tuesday morning. Highs 52-57. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday: Partly sunny during the day. Rain developing Wednesday night. Highs 53-58. Chance of rain Wednesday night 40%.

Other City Forecasts:

This Weekend in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota: Mostly sunny, highs lower 50s today, near 60 on Saturday and mid- 50s on Sunday.

Today and Tomorrow in Anna, Illinois: Showers and storms, upper 50s today, sunshine and lower 60s tomorrow, some sunshine with storms arriving late and mid- 60s on Easter Sunday.
Showers and thunderstorms are redeveloping across portions of southeast Missouri...moving into far southwest Illinois and the Kentucky Purchase area. A line of storms extended from near Sikeston to Kennett Missouri...and by 10 am...will extend from Metropolis Illinois southward through Mayfield Kentucky. This line of storms may produce brief torrential rains...gusty winds 40 to 50 mph and small hail. Behind this line of storms...spotty showers were developing. Some communities that may be affected by the stronger storms include Charleston and New Madrid Missouri...Cairo Illinois...and Fulton Kentucky.

Today and Tomorrow in League City and Pearland, Texas: Isolated afternoon/evening storms today and tomorrow with a better chance of stormy weather on Sunday. Highs 75-80.

Today and Tomorrow in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Isolated thundershowers tonight, otherwise partly cloudy this weekend. Highs low to mid- 70s.

Today and Tomorrow in Las Vegas, Nevada: Showers developing late today and tonight, isolated showers lingering tomorrow, sunshine on Sunday. Highs near 70 today, mid- 60s tomorrow, and mid- 70s on Sunday.

Today and Tomorrow in Davenport, Florida: Isolated showers on Saturday, otherwise partly cloudy, highs mid- to upper 80s.

Weather in the News:

3 dead after twister hits Arkansas town
* Tornado hits Mena, Arkansas, on Thursday; at least 3 people confirmed dead
* County hospital, City Hall, courthouse were among buildings damaged by storm
* National Guardsmen have been sent to town

Fires scorch Southwest, burning homes and one entire town
* Neighborhoods in Oklahoma City seared; hurricane-force winds fan flames
* In Oklahoma,13 people are confirmed injured, two of them severely
* In Texas, the 100-person town of Stoneburg has been "burned over"
* Texas, Oklahoma officials say fires multiplying so fast they've lost count

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About HaleStorm

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences degree from UW-Madison: 1998. Former broadcast Meteorologist for NewsRadio 1310 WIBA in Madison. NWS Storm Spotter.

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