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First Alert Weather: A breezy day, milder weather to start Spring

Wind gusts up to 40 mph are possible at times today. Temperatures rising going into the start of the weekend.
Published: Mar. 18, 2021 at 4:24 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 18, 2021 at 12:43 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - It is going to be another one of those hold onto your hat kind of days across North Central Wisconsin. A difference in pressure between high pressure to our north and a strong low pressure down across the southern U.S. will allow for brisk NE winds today. Clouds mixed with sunshine with afternoon temperatures topping out in the mid to upper 40s.

Sun along with some clouds and breezy.
Sun along with some clouds and breezy.(WSAW)

The winds will diminish tonight with a mainly clear sky. Chilly with lows ranging from the upper teens in the north to the low to mid 20s in Central Wisconsin. Sunshine will be common Friday and milder with daytime readings topping out in the low 50s. Even warmer to kick off the first day of Spring on Saturday with plenty of sunshine and highs rising into the upper 50s to around 60. Clouds will be on the increase on Sunday but still mild with highs in the mid 50s. A chance of showers later Sunday afternoon, with better chances of showers Sunday night.

A nice start to Spring on the way.
A nice start to Spring on the way.(WSAW)

The next weather maker will be a rain producer for the first half of the new work week. Scattered showers are on tap for Monday with highs in the low 50s. Periods of rain with a chance of a thunderstorm on Tuesday. High in the low 50s. Lingering showers Wednesday and a little cooler with highs in the upper 40s. Clouds are anticipated to hang around into next Thursday with afternoon temps topping out in the mid 40s.

A soaking rainfall is possible for the first half of the new work week.
A soaking rainfall is possible for the first half of the new work week.(WSAW)

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