Wisconsin Weather Update for June 29, 2012.

By: HaleStorm , 12:55 PM GMT on June 29, 2012

Sunny, hot and somewhat humid weather continues. Maybe a random tropical thunderstorm from time to time.

High pressure remains in general control of our region, meaning the trend of morning sunshine with some afternoon clouds should continue. The upper-air jet stream looks to continue its northerly ridge, so expect the hot temperatures to continue through the weekend and into next week. There’s just enough humidity in the air to generate a few clouds, especially later in the day, with a random tropical thunderstorm possible each day. I suspect any rain we get will only last a few minutes though, so enjoy your hot summer weekend!

http://weather.unisys.com/gfs/gfs.php?inv=0 &plot=850&region=us&t=4p



Today’s Forecast Grade: A-

Short-Term Forecast Confidence: Medium


Wisconsin Forecast:

Today’s Conditions: Lots of sunshine north with some clouds south. Maybe even an isolated storm south later today. Chance of rain 25%.

Today’s High Temps: Near 89 east-central, lower 90s south. Madison hit 97 yesterday! Dew points near 60, which is just a little humid.

Today’s Winds: A little breezy from the west.


Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)

Appleton: Highs 88-89.

Madison: Highs 90-92.

Milwaukee: Highs 85-87.

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/ getall.pl?sta=KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KMKE


Tonight: Maybe an evening storm south, otherwise partly cloudy and warm overnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Chance of rain south 25%.


Tomorrow’s Conditions: Clouds and sunshine. Maybe a random tropical thunderstorm during the afternoon or evening, then another chance at some storms Saturday night. Chance of rain 25%.

Tomorrow’s Temps: Highs in the upper 80s east-central, lower 90s south. Dew points in the low to mid- 60s, which is somewhat humid.

Tomorrow’s Winds: Light and variable.


Sunday: Clouds and sunshine, still hot, with another random thunderstorm still possible. Highs in the upper 80s with dew points in the mid- to upper 60s, which is slightly more than somewhat humid. Chance of rain 25%.


Next Week’s Outlook:

Conditions: Maybe some thunderstorms Tuesday night or Wednesday, otherwise we should stay pretty much dry for another week.

High Temperatures: Generally in the 80s.

Extended Forecast Confidence: Medium



Weather in the News:


High Temperatures and Max Heat Index Values from 6/28/2012

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmssto ry.php?wfo=mkx&storyid=84832&source=0


Hot Weather and Abnormally Dry Conditions Continue in Southern WI

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmssto ry.php?wfo=mkx&storyid=84023&source=0



Today Outside of Wisconsin:


Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota:

Conditions: Sunny and remaining hot.

High Temperatures: Near 90.

http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapol is.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/busin esstraveler/local/USMN0503


Anna, Illinois:

... Excessive heat warning in effect until 6 PM CDT Monday...

Conditions: Sunny and remaining really hot!

High Temperatures: Near 105!


http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/busin esstraveler/local/USIL0033


League City, Texas:

Conditions: Hot and humid with isolated storms.

High Temperatures: Lower 90s.

http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_Ci ty.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/busin esstraveler/local/USTX0745


Hilton Head Island, South Carolina:

Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 6 PM EDT this evening...

Excessive heat watch in effect from Saturday morning through Saturday evening...

Conditions: Sunny and hot.

High Temperatures: Mid- 90s.

http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_He ad_Island.html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/busin esstraveler/local/USSC0155


Charlotte, North Carolina:

Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this evening...

Conditions: Sunny and hot!

High Temperatures: Near 105.

http://www.wunderground.com/US/NC/Charlotte .html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/busin esstraveler/local/USNC0121


Las Vegas, Nevada:

Conditions: Sunny and breezy.

High Temperatures: Just over 100.

http://www.wunderground.com/US/NV/Henderson .html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/busin esstraveler/local/USNV0040


Davenport, Florida:

Conditions: Sunny and hot.

High Temperatures: Mid- 90s.

http://www.wunderground.com/US/FL/Davenport .html

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/busin esstraveler/local/USFL0104

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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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