First Alert Weather: Risk of frost tonight, milder days ahead
Areas of frost are possible later tonight into Friday morning
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Over the past few days, North Central Wisconsin has been getting a preview of mid-fall like weather. The remainder of the afternoon will still be cooler than average with more clouds than intervals of sunshine from Wausau on north, while mainly cloudy to the south. Temperatures topping out in the upper 50s to low 60s.
Turning partly cloudy to clear tonight with areas of frost possible in the area. A Frost Advisory has been issued for a majority of the area from late tonight until 9 AM Friday. A more widespread frost could take place in Price County and NW Wisconsin overnight, where a Freeze Warning is in effect from Midnight to 9 AM Friday. Cover up those plants or bring the potted plants indoors for the night. Rather chilly for the first half of September with lows in the mid to upper 30s in the north, to the low 40s central and south.
Sunshine on Friday will fade behind increasing clouds during the afternoon as our next weather maker approaches the region. Dry for the daytime hours with highs in the mid to upper 60s.
Rain arrives Friday night and continues into Saturday. As the day goes on Saturday, the rain is likely to taper to off and on showers. Either day, a damp and cool start to the weekend with highs in the low to mid 60s. Sunday is the better half of the weekend weather-wise with a fair amount of sunshine and warmer. Highs on Sunday rebound into the low to mid 70s.
A stretch of pleasant weather is on tap for the week ahead with a mix of sun and clouds, while temperatures are closer to average, if not warmer than usual some days. Highs on Monday in the low 70s, rising to the upper 70s Tuesday and Wednesday, and in the mid 70s on Thursday.
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