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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Current conditions at

Wausau, Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1201ft.

Fair

53°F

12°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1026.1 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 23 May 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wausau Downtown Airport WI

  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Light east southeast wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 56. Southeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. South southeast wind 9 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau Downtown Airport WI
 44.93°N 89.62°W (Elev. 1211 ft)
8:24 am CDT May 23, 2015
9am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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