Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wisconsin Rapids, Alexander Field South Wood County Airport (KISW)

Lat: 44.36°NLon: 89.84°WElev: 1020ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 12:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wisconsin Rapids WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Light east wind becoming east southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Light east wind becoming east southeast 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Memorial Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Wisconsin Rapids WI
 44.4°N 89.83°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
12:54 pm CDT May 24, 2016
1pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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