Overall cooler than average pattern expected next two weeks

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MADISON (WKOW) – Not to say we can’t have a couple hot days mixed in, but the overall pattern shows below average temps through the official start of summer.

Average highs this time are in the mid to upper 70s with average lows in the mid 50s.

SET UP
The jet stream, which divides air masses, is pushing south of Wisconsin, allowing us to tap into milder Canadian air as a “trough” set ups.

Geopotential height snapshot by Thursday: blue shows sinking air (cooler) reds show rising air (warmer)

Because of this pattern shift, the Climate Prediction Center has issued a 50-70% chance of below average temps through June 23rd .

FORECAST
After topping off in the low 80s Saturday, we are already feeling the cooler air today and the pattern will stick around a while.

A few showers and an isolated rumble of thunder are expected through midnight as a cold front sweeps through Wisconsin.

RELATED: Track the showers live with Interactive Radar

Temps will dip to the mid to upper 50s overnight but will only recover to the low 70s on Monday. Expect plenty of sunshine with high pressure taking control, but a bit of a breeze as well with winds gusting up to 20 mph out of the NW.

Tuesday looks gorgeous with a sun-cloud mix and highs in the mid 70s. An upper level area of low pressure develop through the Northern Plains and will rain chances as soon as Tuesday evening with a higher rain and t-shower threat overnight and through Wednesday.

Because of the cloudier conditions, temps will stay in the low to mid 60s on Wednesday with occasional showers.

We stay cool, but drier, on Thursday with highs in the mid 60s.

Click here for your complete, mild 27 Storm Track forecast.

Max Tsaparis

Max Tsaparis

Wake Up Wisconsin Meteorologist
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