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

Minocqua/Woodruff, Lakeland Airport/Noble F. Lee Memorial Field (KARV)

Lat: 45.93°NLon: 89.73°WElev: 1631ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.07 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Tomahawk WI

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 73.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 59. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Light west wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Tomahawk WI
 45.83°N 89.6°W (Elev. 1647 ft)
8:55 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
10am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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