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First Alert Weather: Staying mild, record highs possible Tuesday

Not as cold tonight. Highs in the 50s to near 60 for the first half of the work week.
Published: Mar. 7, 2021 at 7:17 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 7, 2021 at 11:02 PM CST
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Not as chilly tonight with some clouds. Lows ranging from the mid to upper 20s north, while in the upper 20s to low 30s in Central Wisconsin.

Morning clouds and some patchy fog on Monday, yielding to some sunshine in the afternoon. Milder with highs close to 50. Tuesday is shaping up to be the warmest day of the week and there could be some new record highs set across the region. Partly to mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 50s to near 60.

Mild first half of the week, then cooling down.
Mild first half of the week, then cooling down.(WSAW)
Here are the numbers to beat for new record highs on Tuesday.
Here are the numbers to beat for new record highs on Tuesday.(WSAW)

Low pressure and a cold front will be headed our way on Wednesday. Periods of rain showers, with perhaps a thunderstorm later in the day into the early evening in parts of Central Wisconsin. Rainfall of around a half-inch is anticipated. The rain showers could mix with or change to snow showers Wednesday night across the Northwoods. The precipitation should wind down after midnight. Any snowfall accumulations are expected to be minimal.

Keep the umbrella handy on Wednesday.
Keep the umbrella handy on Wednesday.(WSAW)
Showers, chance of a storm Wednesday late afternoon into the early evening.
Showers, chance of a storm Wednesday late afternoon into the early evening.(WSAW)
Rain showers, could end as snow showers in the north overnight.
Rain showers, could end as snow showers in the north overnight.(WSAW)
A quarter to half-inch of rainfall is possible Wednesday into the evening hours.
A quarter to half-inch of rainfall is possible Wednesday into the evening hours.(WSAW)

Chillier on Thursday with some sun. Highs near 40. Friday and Saturday feature intervals of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 40s Friday, while in the mid 30s on Saturday. Another storm system could be affecting the Badger State next Sunday. Cloudy with a chance of rain or snow. Highs in the mid 30s.

A chance of rain/snow next Sunday.
A chance of rain/snow next Sunday.(WSAW)

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