Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Severe Weather in the southeast U.S.

A significant winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions over portions of the northern Plains, primarily North Dakota through Tuesday. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot leading to dangerous travel conditions. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub zero wind chill readings. Over the southeast U.S, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wausau, Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1201ft.

Fog/Mist

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1007.7 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 6 Dec 7:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WISimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle before 11am, then a chance of drizzle, snow showers, and freezing drizzle between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 32 by 11am, then falling to around 28 during the remainder of the day. South wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 21 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of flurries before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Cloudy then
    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. West northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow showers and freezing drizzle before 11am, then a chance of drizzle, snow showers, and freezing drizzle between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of snow showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 32 by 11am, then falling to around 28 during the remainder of the day. South wind 8 to 14 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of flurries after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West southwest wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. West wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of flurries before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 17. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 26. West northwest wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Saturday
A chance of snow after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WISimilar City Names
 44.95°N 89.65°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
6:38 am CST Dec 6, 2016
8am CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 12, 2016
 
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