Powerful Storm To Produce Widespread Hazards This Weekend

A powerful storm will track from the central Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. This large system will produce several hazards across the Eastern two-thirds of the country; severe storms w/ damaging winds and tornadoes in the TN and Lower MS Valleys, rain and continued flood threat for the OH and TN Valleys and heavy snow w/ blizzard conditions from the central Plains to Upper MS Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1200ft.

Mostly Cloudy

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 23 Feb 1:54 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WISimilar City Names

Winter Storm Watch February 23, 06:00pm until February 24, 06:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory February 23, 06:00am until February 23, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow and freezing rain before 4pm, then a chance of rain between 4pm and 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 5pm.  High near 33. East wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    High: 33 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 9pm, then snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 9pm and 11pm, then snow after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 25. East wind 7 to 14 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow and sleet accumulation of around 5 inches.

    Wintry Mix
    then Heavy
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly before 7am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Patchy blowing snow. High near 28. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -5. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: -5 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.

    Chance Snow

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 1 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Snow and freezing rain before 4pm, then a chance of rain between 4pm and 5pm, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 5pm. High near 33. East wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet before 9pm, then snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet between 9pm and 11pm, then snow after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 25. East wind 7 to 14 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of around 5 inches.
Sunday
Snow, mainly before 7am. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow. High near 28. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Areas of blowing snow before midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around -5. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8.
Tuesday
A chance of snow after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Wednesday
A chance of snow before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WISimilar City Names
 44.95°N 89.65°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
12:54 am CST Feb 23, 2019
3am CST Feb 23, 2019-6pm CST Mar 1, 2019
 
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