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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wausau, Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1201ft.

Light Snow

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 16 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill3°F (-16°C)
Last update 7 Dec 3:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered flurries.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. West southwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 16 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered flurries.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered flurries before 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered flurries. Cloudy, with a low around 16. West southwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Wednesday
Scattered flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 20. West wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Wednesday Night
Scattered flurries before 1am, then a chance of snow showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 26. West northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 15. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Saturday
A chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
A chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Tuesday
Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WI
 44.95°N 89.65°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
3:24 am CST Dec 7, 2016
4am CST Dec 7, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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