was a seasonable Wednesday across the region with
highs in the mid-upper 70s under a mix of sun and
Pretty typical weather for later August.
A storm system will slowly lift northeast towards
the region today.
As a result, expect increasing clouds this morning.
but the rain chances have slowed somewhat.
Areas west of the Miss.
River could see some rain develop around mid to late
morning, but areas east of the river, including La
Crosse, won't see rain develop until this afternoon.
Expect slightly cooler highs today in the low-mid
Low pressure slides over the region tonight, along
with a frontal boundary.
As a result, periods of showers and t-storms will
be likely and some of the rain could be heavy in spots.
Lows tonight will be mild in the mid 60s.
This system will be a slow mover, so periods of showers
and t-storms will remain likely on Friday.
Again, some heavy rain will be possible.
Otherwise it will be mostly cloudy and muggy with
highs in the upper 70s to around 80.
The system will finally start to slide to our east
on Saturday, but there could still be some lingering
showers and t-storms.
Rain totals across the region from this afternoon
through Saturday could climb into the 1-3 range, with
perhaps even some locally higher amounts.
Sunday will be dry, but then a cool front will race
southeast across the region and bring a chance of
showers and t-storms by Sunday night.
The good news is this front should move quickly, so
the rain chances on Labor Day should be confined to
the morning hours.
then the afternoon should be dry.
Expect highs around 80 for our holiday.