First Alert Weather: Stray showers are possible this afternoon into the early evening
A stationary front sits North of the Badger State and will trigger stray light showers NE of HWY 29 Tuesday. Tracking thunderstorms Wednesday.
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Stray showers will be possible at times for areas mainly northeast of HWY 29 Tuesday as a stationary front lies just north of the Badger State. However, much of the forecast area will remain dry.
A cold air mass will likely take over the stationary front on Wednesday, dropping a cold front south through the state, producing a line of shower and thunderstorms. A few scattered showers will be possible Wednesday morning. Highs warm into the low 80s. Showers and thunderstorms will slowly move southeast through the during the afternoon and evening, eventually clearing by early Thursday. Light scattered showers or a possible thunderstorm may linger around Thursday morning, but majority of the rain is expected to fall Wednesday.
Severe weather is not expected to occur. Though, localized flooding is a possibility for Wednesday as the slow moving system tries to produce moderate to heavy rainfall. Rain accumulations could exceed an inch in certain locations. Though, uncertainty lies where the heaviest rain is expected to fall.
Turning dry for much of Thursday. Cloudy skies clearing by the evening. High temperatures drop into the low/mid 70s in wake of Wednesday’s cold front. Sunny and warmer Friday. Highs near mid-70s. The upcoming weekend forecast features warmer temperatures near 80. The first half of the weekend should remain dry, but rain will creep up in the forecast for parts of Sunday. Though, Saturday will likely remain dry for much of the day.
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