Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. 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.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wisconsin Rapids, Alexander Field So. Wood County WI

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 67. West southwest wind 12 to 17 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after 1am. Low around 67. West southwest wind 12 to 17 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Wisconsin Rapids, Alexander Field So. Wood County WI
 44.36°N 89.83°W (Elev. 997 ft)
9:38 am CDT Jul 28, 2021
10am CDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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