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

Wausau, Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1201ft.

Partly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 1:54 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wausau Downtown Airport WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Light east southeast wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau Downtown Airport WI
 44.93°N 89.62°W (Elev. 1211 ft)
1:09 pm CDT May 26, 2016
2pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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