First Alert Weather: Warm & humid before the start of the holiday weekend

Dry conditions will stick around through Friday afternoon. A cold front will spark showers and storms Friday evening.
First Alert Forecast
Published: Sep. 1, 2022 at 8:15 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 1, 2022 at 9:38 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Staying dry for the most part tonight with a few passing clouds. There is a slight chance of a shower in the southern parts of the area toward morning. Lows in the low to mid 60s.

The work and school week will wrap up on Friday with a fair amount of sunshine through late afternoon. Warm and humid with highs in the mid to upper 80s.

A good amount of sun and rather warm Friday into the afternoon.
A good amount of sun and rather warm Friday into the afternoon.(WSAW)

A cold front arrives Friday evening, which may impact some high school football games, particularly in the Northwoods, where scattered showers and storms are possible. A chance that some storms could be strong leading up to and a couple of hours after sunset, with downpours, gusty winds, hail, and frequent lightning the main threats. Be sure to have the First Alert Weather App on your smartphone to track where storms may be located, if there is cloud-to-ground lightning occurring, and also if any warnings happened to be issued related to these storms. The cold front will shift south of the region later Friday night into Saturday morning.

Increasing clouds with a chance of scattered showers or storms, especially in the north.
Increasing clouds with a chance of scattered showers or storms, especially in the north.(WSAW)
A chance of showers & storms north around sunset Friday.
A chance of showers & storms north around sunset Friday.(WSAW)
The cold front moving SE could produce showers & scattered storms Friday evening.
The cold front moving SE could produce showers & scattered storms Friday evening.(WSAW)
The cold front will be through the northern half of the area by midnight.
The cold front will be through the northern half of the area by midnight.(WSAW)

Some clouds overnight with lows by daybreak Saturday in the mid 50s to near 60. Fantastic early September weather is on tap for the holiday weekend. A fair amount of sunshine on Saturday and Sunday with highs in the mid to upper 70s. Partly cloudy for Labor Day with highs in the upper 70s. The conditions are forecast to continue on Tuesday and Wednesday, while a bit warmer with highs in the low to mid 80s.

A fair amount of sun and comfortably warm this weekend.
A fair amount of sun and comfortably warm this weekend.(WSAW)

The next chances of showers or storms might hold off until next Thursday, September 8th. A mix of sun and clouds with perhaps afternoon showers or storms developing. Highs in the mid 80s.

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