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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW)

Lat: 44.93°NLon: 89.63°WElev: 1200ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wausau WI

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Patchy fog between 10pm and 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Light north wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Patchy fog between 10pm and 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Light north wind.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Wausau WI
 44.95°N 89.65°W (Elev. 1224 ft)
7:55 am CDT Aug 20, 2019
8am CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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