First Alert Weather: Not as cold this weekend
Clouds will be common for the rest of the weekend with a chance of flurries Sunday morning in parts of the north.
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - A big improvement in temperatures since Friday, as readings were 20° to 25° higher. A cold front could spark flurries Sunday morning in the north, while snow showers are anticipated Monday night in the Northwoods, with a chance of rain showers in Central Wisconsin. We are monitoring a winter storm that might bring snow to parts of the area later in the week.
Mostly cloudy Saturday night as a cold front slides closer toward daybreak on Sunday. Overnight lows are in the upper 10s to low 20s. A chance of morning flurries on Sunday with a weak cold front, then mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 20s to around 30.
The next weather maker arrives Monday afternoon. Snow showers are expected to develop in the Northwoods, while warm enough for rain showers in much of Central Wisconsin. The key will be temperatures late in the day into Monday evening. As long as readings are in the mid to upper 30s Monday, most of what falls will be rain showers from Wausau on south and the ground would be mostly wet. In the north, it could be a bit tricky with temps closer to freezing, some icy spots may develop on untreated roads. Any snowfall of a coating to 1″ possible.
Mostly cloudy Tuesday, while some sunshine on Wednesday, and it is milder. Highs Tuesday in the upper 30s, while reaching the low 40s on Wednesday.
A winter storm may only provide a risk of snow to n parts of Wisconsin Thursday. The European model has snow overspreading the region from south to north Thursday, with snow lasting into Thursday night. The GFS American model has a track more to the south and east with snow possible in locations south and east of Wausau Thursday. We will watch how things come together with better data in the coming days. No less, highs on Thursday are in the low to mid 30s. Chillier for Friday with considerable cloudiness, with highs in the low 20s. Next Saturday has a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the mid 20s.
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