Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1200ft.

Fog/Mist

22°F

-6°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 12:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 5. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 5 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 15 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 10.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of snow after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
A chance of flurries before 7pm. Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 5. North northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North northeast wind around 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 10.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 11.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WI
 44.95°N 89.62°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
12:39 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
1pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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