Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Appleton-Outagamie (KATW)

Lat: 44.26°NLon: 88.52°WElev: 869ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:45 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Appleton WI

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Appleton WI
 44.27°N 88.4°W (Elev. 751 ft)
6:54 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
7am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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