First Alert Weather: Strong to severe storms on Friday
Some clouds and quiet tonight. A cold front will shift toward the region tomorrow, sparking storms, some which could be severe.
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Becoming partly to mostly cloudy tonight with lows in the mid 50s to around 60. Friday is a First Alert Weather Day as there is the potential of strong to severe storms in North Central Wisconsin.
The storms are in association with a cold front that will be pushing across the region from late morning into the afternoon. The main threats with storms will be damaging winds in excess of 60 mph, large hail over 1″ in size, and torrential downpours. There is a low risk of an isolated tornado in parts of Central Wisconsin. The time frame for storms will be from 11 AM to 4 PM on Friday. The greatest risk of severe storms on Friday may be just off to our east in the Fox Valley and down into southeast Wisconsin. Otherwise considerable cloudiness on Friday with highs in the mid to upper 70s.
Better weather for this weekend is a fair amount of sunshine both Saturday and Sunday with highs in the mid 80s.
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