Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Rice Lake, Rice Lake Regional-Carl's Field Airport (KRPD)

Lat: 45.42°NLon: 91.77°WElev: 1106ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 10:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chetek WI

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning.  Low around 54. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and frequent lightning. Low around 54. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 71. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Chetek WI
 45.32°N 91.66°W (Elev. 1063 ft)
8:38 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
10am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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