Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rice Lake, Rice Lake Regional-Carl's Field Airport (KRPD)

Lat: 45.42°NLon: 91.77°WElev: 1106ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed SE 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.60 in
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 26 Feb 10:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chetek WI

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain between 3pm and 4pm, then snow likely.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 53. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Sunny then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow, mainly before 9pm, then a chance of flurries after midnight.  Patchy blowing snow. Low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 7 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 22. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Blustery then
    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A chance of rain between 3pm and 4pm, then snow likely. Increasing clouds, with a high near 53. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday Night
Snow, mainly before 9pm, then a chance of flurries after midnight. Patchy blowing snow. Low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -12. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Chetek WI
 45.32°N 91.63°W (Elev. 1040 ft)
10:27 am CST Feb 26, 2024
10am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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