Strong thunderstorms could start a warm, sometimes wet Memorial Day weekend
Meteorologists expect the holiday weekend to be warm with periods or rain across much of the state.
Rain will move across central and northeastern Wisconsin today, according to a report from the National Weather Service in Green Bay.
Thunderstorms are expected in the late afternoon and evening into Saturday morning with the potential to produce strong winds and large hail in the Fox Valley and lakeshore counties.
The forecast calls for drier weather on Saturday with a high of 81 degrees. Sunday will see mostly sunny skies and cooler temperatures around 70 degrees. Rain is expected on Memorial Day, mainly in the afternoon with a high near 68 degrees.
Forecasters are concerned about flooding in some areas. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Menominee River near McAllister and the Wolf River near Shiocton.