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Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1200ft.

Overcast

26°F

-3°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill16°F (-9°C)
Last update 19 Feb 3:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WISimilar City Names

Winter Weather Advisory until February 20, 06:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 20, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Tue

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 5pm, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow.  Steady temperature around 25. Northeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 7pm, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 7pm and 8pm, then a chance of freezing rain after 8pm.  Low around 21. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    then Chance
    Freezing Rain

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 10am, then a chance of freezing rain between 10am and 3pm.  High near 31. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    then Chance
    Freezing Rain

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 5pm, then freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow. Steady temperature around 25. Northeast wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 7pm, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 7pm and 8pm, then a chance of freezing rain after 8pm. Low around 21. Northeast wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Tuesday
Freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 10am, then a chance of freezing rain between 10am and 3pm. High near 31. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 22. West northwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Thursday Night
Snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
A chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WISimilar City Names
 44.95°N 89.65°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
3:09 pm CST Feb 19, 2018
4pm CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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