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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 44.36°NLon: 89.84°WElev: 1020ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Jul 7:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wisconsin Rapids WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 67. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 67. East southeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East southeast wind around 6 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Wisconsin Rapids WI
 44.4°N 89.83°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
5:38 pm CDT Jul 20, 2017
8pm CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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