First Alert Weather: Warm start to the week, turning cool Thursday

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Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 6:54 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 3, 2022 at 8:05 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Wednesday to remain mild with highs in the upper 60s. Additional cloud cover to roll into the region ahead of a cold front. Mostly cloudy skies likely. A cold front moves in from the west Wednesday and will spark chances for some showers and thunderstorms periodically. Possible scattered showers Wednesday morning and afternoon, but a better risk of showers and isolated thunderstorms to move in for Wednesday evening and night.

Some scattered showers possible on Wednesday morning
Some scattered showers possible on Wednesday morning(WSAW)
Scattered showers moving in ahead of a cold front Wednesday afternoon
Scattered showers moving in ahead of a cold front Wednesday afternoon(WSAW)
Showers and isolated thunderstorms moving in ahead of a cold front Wednesday evening
Showers and isolated thunderstorms moving in ahead of a cold front Wednesday evening(WSAW)

Showers could linger into Thursday morning, especially across the Northwoods. A few scattered showers possible throughout the day. Highs in the 40s and low 50s. Winds will be breezy in wake of the front. Expect skies to feature considerable cloudiness. Thursday night into Friday morning, low temperatures to fall at or below freezing point.

Morning temperatures to fall at or below freezing point for the end of the week
Morning temperatures to fall at or below freezing point for the end of the week(WSAW)

Chance for some lingering precipitation to occur, which may fall as a form of snow. A winter mix is possible for a period of time as temperatures fall towards freezing-point. This will be highly dependant if we see precipitation occur in the region for Thursday night.

As temperatures fall towards freezing point Thursday night into Friday, any lingering...
As temperatures fall towards freezing point Thursday night into Friday, any lingering precipitation could fall as a winter mix(WSAW)

Friday will likely be the coolest day of the week with clouds, and perhaps some breaks of sun. No less, highs will not make it out of the 40s in a majority of the area. Next weekend will feature some sun on Saturday and Sunday. Still cooler than average for this time of the year with highs in the mid to upper 50s.