First Alert Weather: Heating up with risks of showers and storms

A hot and humid start to the work week with highs well into the 80s to around 90°. Some storms possible later Monday & Tuesday night.
Patchy fog north Monday morning. Otherwise a fair amount of sun, hot & humid Monday. Ch. storms at night north. More chances of storms Tuesday night.
Published: Jul. 17, 2022 at 6:57 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 17, 2022 at 10:58 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -Partly cloudy to clear sky Sunday night. Patchy fog is possible, especially in those locations that experienced rain on Sunday. Lows by Monday morning are in the low to mid 60s.

Becoming mostly clear with patchy fog possible overnight into Monday morning.
Becoming mostly clear with patchy fog possible overnight into Monday morning.(WSAW)

Hot and humid on Monday with a fair amount of sunshine. Scattered showers and storms are possible during the late afternoon into the early evening in the northern half of the area. Some storms could be strong with gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Highs are in the upper 80s to around 90. Heat index values are in the low to mid 90s.

Hot and humid with highs around 90° Monday afternoon.
Hot and humid with highs around 90° Monday afternoon.(WSAW)
A stationary front could guide storms into the far north later Monday into Monday evening.
A stationary front could guide storms into the far north later Monday into Monday evening.(WSAW)
The feels like temps by late afternoon in the low to mid 90s.
The feels like temps by late afternoon in the low to mid 90s.(WSAW)

A cold front will move toward the region on Tuesday. In advance of the front, another warm and humid day with some sunshine. There is a chance of showers or storms later in the day or at night. The potential exists for some storms to be strong or severe with damaging winds and heavy rainfall the main threats. Highs on Tuesday are in the mid to upper 80s. We are monitoring Tuesday late afternoon and night to see if a First Alert Weather Day will be needed.

There might be a risk of severe storms Tuesday night in the region.
There might be a risk of severe storms Tuesday night in the region.(WSAW)

More clouds than sun Wednesday with scattered showers and storms possible. Highs are in the upper 70s to low 80s. Partly cloudy on Thursday with a chance of afternoon storms. Highs in the mid 80s. Friday has intervals of sunshine with a few clouds. Highs in the mid to upper 80s.

Highs for most of the week will be running 5 to 10 degrees above average.
Highs for most of the week will be running 5 to 10 degrees above average.(WSAW)

Next weekend is staying warm with some sunshine but also chances of showers or storms on Saturday late day or at night. Highs in the mid 80s. Partly sunny next Sunday, July 24th with highs in the low 80s.

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