Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.
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Current conditions at

Wausau, Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.95°NLon: -89.65°WElev: 1201ft.

Overcast

32°F

0°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.68 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 7 Feb 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WISimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of snow and sleet.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow/Sleet

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow and sleet before 9am, then a slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of snow after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 22. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow after noon. High near 25. North northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 9. North northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 9 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of snow and sleet. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow and sleet before 9am, then a slight chance of rain, snow, and sleet between 9am and 1pm, then a chance of snow after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 22. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday
Snow. Patchy blowing snow after noon. High near 25. North northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 9. North northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WISimilar City Names
 44.95°N 89.65°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
4:08 am CST Feb 7, 2016
4am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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