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Current conditions at

Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (KEAU)

Lat: 44.87°NLon: 91.49°WElev: 886ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.5 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 3 Mar 3:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Eau Claire WI

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Breezy.
    Increasing
    Clouds then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain between midnight and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. East southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Monday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain between midnight and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. East southeast wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Eau Claire WI
 44.82°N 91.5°W (Elev. 797 ft)
4:10 am CST Mar 3, 2024
4am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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