Seasonal Items

Frigid and Dry Mid to Late February

February 11, 2015 0 Comments
Frigid and Dry Mid to Late February

We have high confidence that the pattern will be cold over Wisconsin into the early part of next week but there are strong signals that it will stay persistently cold in our part of the world even up into the last week of the month.  Check out the Climate Prediction Center’s temperature outlook for February […]

Continue Reading »

Latest Snow Cover

February 4, 2015 0 Comments
Latest Snow Cover

  Wisconsin is all covered with snow but interestingly enough there is a pocket from central Minnesota to parts of eastern North Dakota and  South Dakota with just an inch or two covering the soil.  In fact they had completely bare ground up there just a few days ago thanks to previous storms missing them […]

Continue Reading »

Current Ice Cover on Great Lakes

January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Current Ice Cover on Great Lakes

  Well it has been plenty cold enough the last few weeks to make ice on the Great Lakes but we are certainly on a much slower pace than last winter.  That is because we had such a mild December in 2014, while December 2013 was very frigid in the Great Lakes region.  According to […]

Continue Reading »

Bone-Chilling Halloween Forecast

October 29, 2014 0 Comments
Bone-Chilling Halloween Forecast

  The coldest and most wintry weather of the season so far will come screaming into Wisconsin Thursday night and just in time for Halloween morning!  Wind chills early Friday could be in the upper 10s, only warming into the 20s throughout the day.  Lake effect snow of 1 to 3 inches could leave a […]

Continue Reading »

Yearly Precipitation Update

October 27, 2014 0 Comments
Yearly Precipitation Update

  Overall the rapid pace of heavy rain events has slowed now in the past few weeks across Wisconsin.  However we still are sitting on some pretty impressive precipitation totals.  For October up through the 27th Wausau has received 4.34″ of moisture, which is 1.7″ above normal to this point in the month.  Last year […]

Continue Reading »

August Weather Recap

August 31, 2014 0 Comments
August Weather Recap

    August 2014 was dominated by above normal rainfall here in central and northern Wisconsin.  The Wausau Airport registered 7.05″ which is 2.89″ above normal.  Certain parts of the region had nearly one foot of rain in August, for example Plover and also parts of Rusk and Price Counties.  The frequency of rain was […]

Continue Reading »

Will it be a hot Summer?

May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Will it be a hot Summer?

During the record long cold Winter we just experienced there was a lot of talk about how the Summer would turn out. Many people suggested or had a hunch that it would be a hot Summer, maybe because the weather tends to even out over time and seasons. For whatever the reason, this thought “a […]

Continue Reading »

Easter Weather Comparison

April 17, 2014 0 Comments
Easter Weather Comparison

    There are many young girls across Wisconsin who are hoping for warm and sunny weather come Easter.  For they have picked out the perfect Easter dress and bonnet.  They don’t want to have to wear heavy winter coats, mittens, and boots.  Well, our forecast for this Sunday, April 20th (Easter) is not too […]

Continue Reading »

This March Vs. Past Marchs’ Weather

March 6, 2014 0 Comments
This March Vs. Past Marchs’ Weather

    Well we have at least one day in the forecast (Monday) with highs projected in the 40s.  That is probably what most people are hoping for at a minimum when we get into March in Wisconsin.  So how cool or warm is our current March compared to those of the past five years.  To […]

Continue Reading »

Records Galore!

February 28, 2014 0 Comments
Records Galore!

Another day and another look at the records for this long and cold winter. What a difference a day makes! Yesterday I was still marveling at how few record cold daily temps we have set so far this Winter. Today, I am not marveling so much. Before getting into the data. I want to once […]

Continue Reading »