Wisconsin Weather Update for February 8, 2011.

By: HaleStorm , 1:30 PM GMT on February 08, 2011

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Good Tuesday morning!

No snow in the forecast? What could be better?

How about some warmth? Unfortunately, we're not going to have many degrees until this weekend. Bitter cold Canadian air is rushing southward as a trough in the upper-air jet stream brings a stretch of bitter cold weather from the northern Rockies through the Midwest and the Deep South. Temperatures will likely stay in the single digits through Wednesday, and with consistently breezy conditions, we'll have wind chills well below zero through Thursday. By Friday we should hopefully be back in the 20s, and maybe actually above normal once again by this weekend.
http://www.aos.wisc.edu/weatherdata/sfc/sfc_mw_map.gif



Important Weather Statement: (Source: National Weather Service)
Southern Wisconsin:
Wind Chill Advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to noon CST Wednesday
http://www.wunderground.com/DisplayDisc.asp?DiscussionCode=MKX



Today’s Forecast Grade: C
3-Day Forecast Confidence: High

Wisconsin Forecast:
Today: A few clouds this morning, otherwise sunshine, windy and very cold. High of only 6 above zero. Wind chills as cold as -20. Bundle up if you're going to Lambeau Field this afternoon!

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 3-8.
Madison: Highs 3-8.
Waukesha: Highs 7-9.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KUES

Tonight: Clear and very cold. Breezy, lows down to about -10, wind chills to -25.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, breezy, and still very cold. Highs 5-9 above zero.
Thursday: Partly sunny and breezy. Highs just above 10.

This Weekend’s Outlook:
Conditions: Mostly cloudy and breezy through the weekend. However, warmer!
High Temperatures: Probably in the 20s Friday and Saturday, and maybe the 30s by Sunday.
Extended Forecast Confidence: Medium to High


Other City Forecasts:
(Today and Tomorrow)

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota:

Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until noon CST today
Conditions: Sunny and cold.
High Temperatures: 5-10 above zero.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USMN0503


Anna, Illinois:
Conditions: Clouds today, snow showers tonight and tomorrow.
High Temperatures: Near or just above 20.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/IL/Anna.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USIL0033


League City and Pearland, Texas:
Conditions: Partly cloudy today, rain showers tonight and tomorrow.
High Temperatures: Mid- 50s.
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: Mostly sunny and breezy today, mostly cloudy tomorrow.
High Temperatures: Mid- 50s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Island.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USSC0155


Charlotte, North Carolina:
Conditions: Sunshine today, clouds tomorrow, snow tomorrow night.
High Temperatures: Mid- to upper 40s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NC/Charlotte.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNC0121


Las Vegas, Nevada:

Wind Advisory remains in effect until 10 am PST /11 am MST/ this morning...
Conditions: Mostly sunny and cooler. Windy today too.
High Temperatures: Lower 60s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USNV0040


Davenport, Florida:
Conditions: Partly cloudy.
High Temperatures: Lower 60s today, near 70 tomorrow.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/local/USFL0104



Weather in the News:

Plains and South brace for another winter storm

http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/02/08/winter.storm/index.html

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