Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wisconsin Rapids, Alexander Field South Wood County Airport (KISW)

Lat: 44.36°NLon: 89.84°WElev: 1020ft.

Fog/Mist

62°F

17°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wisconsin Rapids WI

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog before 10pm, then patchy fog after 2am. Low around 59. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am. High near 76. East wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog before 10pm, then patchy fog after 2am. Low around 59. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. High near 76. East wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Wisconsin Rapids WI
 44.4°N 89.83°W (Elev. 1007 ft)
6:24 am CDT Sep 19, 2018
8am CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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