First Alert Weather: Storm chances mainly south of Wisconsin Rapids tonight

A few storms tonight could become strong/severe.
First Alert Weather
Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 7:09 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2022 at 5:52 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Skies will be cloudy to start but clearing before heading into the aftenoon. The second half of the day will feature sunshine, but will feel sticky. Highs near the mid-80s, with a heat index value approaching the 90s.

North-Central Wisconsin is expected to stay dry Tuesday evening and during the overnight hours. Areas south of Wisconsin Dells will see thunderstorms Tuesday evening. Clouds increasing overnight with a low near 60. Mostly cloudy and cooler on Wednesday with highs near the mid-70s.

Hour-By-Hour Forecast
Hour-By-Hour Forecast(WSAW)
Scattered rain showers move in mid-morning Wednesday
Scattered rain showers move in mid-morning Wednesday(WSAW)
Scattered showers Wednesday will fizzle out in the afternoon
Scattered showers Wednesday will fizzle out in the afternoon(WSAW)

There is a chance for some rain by mid-morning into the afternoon. Rain will be scattered and light. Not everyone will see rain. Accumulations staying around a tenth of an inch. There is a chance for some rain showers to linger overnight into Thursday morning.

Light rain will accumulate on Wednesday into Thursday.
Light rain will accumulate on Wednesday into Thursday.(WSAW)

Quiet and sunny conditions will follow for the rest of the week. Highs likely staying around the low 80s. High probability for a dry weekend with the next rain chance likely not returning until early next week.

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