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Wisconsin Weather Update for June 17, 2013.

By: HaleStorm , 1:04 PM GMT on June 17, 2013

Morning sunshine, then scattered storms. Warm again today, cooler tomorrow.
A small disturbance in the atmosphere is working its way across Wisconsin this morning. While it shouldn’t be significant enough to cause severe weather in the area, it may be annoying enough where a few scattered showers and storms develop this afternoon and evening because of it. Behind this disturbance and its mini-cold front, cooler air arrives tomorrow and Wednesday before heating up again this weekend.

Weather Map of the Day
This 9-panel temperature map shows cooler air coming in tomorrow and Wednesday, with much warmer temperatures possible this weekend, presuming there’s enough breaks in the rain to allow the surface to absorb all this energy.
http://weather.unisys.com/gfs/gfs.php?inv=0&plot= 850®ion=us&t=9p

Wisconsin Forecast:

Today’s Forecast Grade: B
Short-Term Forecast Confidence: Medium

Today’s Conditions: Partly cloudy this morning, then increasing clouds. A few storms may pop up this afternoon and evening, but shouldn’t be severe. Chance of rain 50%.
Today’s High Temps: Near 78 east-central, lower 80s south.
Today’s Winds: Light from the north.

Raw Model Data: (combined numerical output range from three different NOAA weather models)
Appleton: Highs 75-77.
Madison: Highs 81-84.
Milwaukee: Highs 77-83.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/mos/getall.pl?sta =KATW&sta=KMSN&sta=KMKE

Tonight: Maybe a lingering storm in the evening, otherwise becoming partly cloudy overnight. Chance of rain after sunset 25%. Lows near 50.

Tomorrow’s Conditions: Partly cloudy and cooler.
Tomorrow’s Temps: Highs near 70. Lows in the upper 40s.
Tomorrow’s Winds: Light from the east.

Extended Outlook:
Sun and clouds remain in the forecast through Friday. Very warm and humid conditions return to Wisconsin this weekend, along with the threat of tropical-type summer thunderstorms. We may get close to 90 Saturday and Sunday!

A Father-Son Forecast illustration with additional details may be available later today. The entire archive can be found here:
http://pinterest.com/hail27/wisconsin-weather-upd ate/

Weather in the News:

2011-2013 Tornado Warning Drought Has Ended
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php ?wfo=mkx&storyid=94584&source=0

Today Outside of Wisconsin:

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota:
Conditions: Scattered storms.
High Temperatures: Upper 70s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/MN/Minneapolis.htm l
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstra veler/local/USMN0503

Anna, Illinois:
Conditions: Scattered storms.
High Temperatures: Mid- 80s.
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstra veler/local/USIL0033

League City, Texas:
Conditions: Partly cloudy and breezy.
High Temperatures: Lower 90s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/TX/League_City.htm l
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstra veler/local/USTX0745

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina:
Conditions: Scattered storms.
High Temperatures: Mid- 80s.
http://www.wunderground.com/US/SC/Hilton_Head_Isl and.html
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstra veler/local/USSC0155

Charlotte, North Carolina:
Conditions: Storms likely.
High Temperatures: Mid- 80s.
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstra veler/local/USNC0121

Las Vegas, Nevada:
Conditions: Sunshine!
High Temperatures: Near 104.
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstra veler/local/USNV0040

Davenport, Florida:
Conditions: Scattered afternoon and evening storms.
High Temperatures: Lower 90s.
http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstra veler/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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