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First Alert Weather: Clouds & cooler conditions this weekend

Have the light jacket or sweatshirt handy before stepping outside Saturday and Sunday.
Mostly cloudy tonight and for the upcoming weekend. A chance of showers Saturday late day and evening south. Cooler conditions through Sunday.
Published: May. 18, 2022 at 2:43 PM CDT|Updated: May. 21, 2022 at 6:23 AM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - A much cooler weekend is on tap. Clouds will be more common than breaks of sun on both Saturday and Sunday. Along with that, there is a chance of showers late Saturday into Saturday night for portions of Central Wisconsin. Highs in the mid 50s both days.

Some watering will be needed in the next days, along with a chance of frost early Monday.
Some watering will be needed in the next days, along with a chance of frost early Monday.(WSAW)
Lows on Monday could drop into the 30s to near freezing in the north.
Lows on Monday could drop into the 30s to near freezing in the north.(WSAW)

The new week continues the cooler than average conditions with a risk of scattered frost early Monday morning. We are monitoring this for a possible First Alert Weather Day, depending on how widespread frost could end up being. At this point, it appears the best threat for some frost will be in the Northwoods, where readings just before daybreak Monday could be down to near or slightly below freezing. Keep in mind, that typically the last frost on average in locations near and north of Highway 8 is right around the last week of May.

Usually the last frost on average ranges from early May in Central Wisconsin, to the last week...
Usually the last frost on average ranges from early May in Central Wisconsin, to the last week or so of May in the north.(WSAW)

Mostly cloudy on Tuesday with an afternoon with a chance of showers. Highs in the low 60s. Still a chance of showers on Wednesday, otherwise considerable cloudiness. A bet chance of showers at night. Highs in the mid 60s. Warmer weather is expected to return late in the week ahead with early showers Thursday giving way to some sun in the afternoon. Highs in the low 70s. Partly cloudy next Friday, May 27th with highs in the mid 70s.

Cool the next few days, getting warmer later in the week.
Cool the next few days, getting warmer later in the week.(WSAW)