Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wausau, Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1201ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed S 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 28 May 4:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 57.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WI
 44.95°N 89.65°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
4:24 pm CDT May 28, 2016
5pm CDT May 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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