Heat Wave from Montana to the South

An extensive heat wave will consume the Central half of the U.S for the next few days. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from Montana into the South with the potential for a few record high temperatures in the north-central High Plains. Also, severe thunderstorms with hail and damaging winds are expected the next couple of days in the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Watertown (KRYV)

Lat: 43.17°NLon: 88.72°WElev: 814ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 22 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 10:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ESE Lake Ripley WI

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 90. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 90. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ESE Lake Ripley WI
 42.99°N 88.9°W (Elev. 955 ft)
8:27 am CDT Jul 27, 2021
11am CDT Jul 27, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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