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First Alert Weather: Warm & humid, a chance of storms starting the weekend

Tranquil for the first week of high school football games. Scattered storms toward daybreak on Saturday.
Published: Aug. 17, 2021 at 8:30 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 21, 2021 at 6:12 AM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -Increasing clouds overnight, with scattered showers or storms possible toward daybreak. Lows in the mid to upper 60s.

Some sunshine returns by Saturday afternoon.
Some sunshine returns by Saturday afternoon.(WSAW)
A cold front will produce some showers and storms Saturday morning.
A cold front will produce some showers and storms Saturday morning.(WSAW)

Lingering morning showers or storms moving out of the region then clouds breaking for some sunshine by the afternoon. Highs on Saturday around 80. Sunday will be the better half of the weekend with a fair amount of sunshine and less humid. Highs in the low 80s.

There is a chance of showers or a storm early Monday, then sun along with some clouds. Warmer with highs in the mid 80s. Another chance of showers or storms Monday night, which could produce downpours, gusty winds, and some lightning. Tuesday is partly sunny and still rather warm. A chance of scattered afternoon showers or storms. Highs in the mid 80s. Wednesday is expected to be dry with more sun than clouds. Highs in the mid 80s.

The next weather maker could arrive late Thursday or on Friday in the form of a cold front. A chance of showers or storms late Thursday or Thursday night, while better odds of wet weather on Friday. Still on the humid side with daytime temps topping out in the upper 70s to around 80.

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