First Alert Weather: Summer heat continues this weekend, some chances of storms
After record highs in some spots on Saturday, the above average temps will persist Sunday. A cold front brings some relief in the new week.
WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - It was a record hot day in Wausau on Saturday as the mercury soared to 92° during the afternoon. A few other locations in the region climbed to the low 90s and close to record levels. Scattered showers and storms winding down early Saturday evening. Sunshine is back on Sunday, quite warm. A cold front is on the way for Monday with chances for showers and perhaps a storm. Great weather is then on tap for the days ahead with seasonable temps for the early to middle part of June.
A hot Saturday, which was followed by a few showers and storms in parts of the region during the late afternoon to early evening hours. Hail up to 1″ was reported with strong to severe storms east and northeast of Antigo. Downpours, lightning, and gusty winds with the storms in other spots. The storms will be out of the region by sunset with a partly cloudy sky Saturday night into Sunday morning. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Dairy Breakfasts will be in full swing on Sunday, including in Granton and Stratford. Great weather for the morning with sunshine and temps in the 60s to the 70s. Warmer by midday with readings closer to 80 degrees. A very warm, if not hot afternoon, with sunshine and a few clouds. Highs Sunday in the mid 80s to around 90. Record highs could be within striking distance on Sunday afternoon for a couple of spots.
A reprieve from the summer heat is on the way for Monday with a cold front dropping south through the area. Clouds will be more common on Monday with showers and a chance of a storm. No severe storms are anticipated. Highs Monday in the upper 70s.
Delightful weather Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with more sun than clouds and comfortable temperatures. Highs through mid-week will top out in the upper 70s. Partly cloudy Friday with a chance of showers or a storm later in the day north. Highs close to 80. Partly sunny next Saturday with daytime temps reaching the mid 70s.
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