Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Ladysmith - Rusk County Airport (KRCX)

Lat: 45.49°NLon: 91°WElev: 1234ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SE Holcombe WI

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Some of the storms could produce frequent lightning.  Low around 54. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light north northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Some of the storms could produce frequent lightning. Low around 54. South southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Light north northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SE Holcombe WI
 45.22°N 91.12°W (Elev. 1079 ft)
8:38 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
10am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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