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.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 7 Feb 1:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 35. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. North northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 26 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 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 15.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 15 °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 12.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 35. West southwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow likely, mainly after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 26. North northwest wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 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 15.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WI
 44.95°N 89.65°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
1:08 am CST Feb 7, 2016
2am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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