Latest Snow Depth

January 12, 2016 0 Comments
Latest Snow Depth

Perhaps you are wondering how snow cover looks across Wisconsin or across the nation?  Well you have come to the right place to get your snow fix.   As you can see much of Wisconsin has between about 2 and 9 inches of snow depth.  There are some small areas up around Ashland, Iron, and […]

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Billion Dollar Weather Disasters in the U.S. in 2015

January 10, 2016 0 Comments
Billion Dollar Weather Disasters in the U.S. in 2015

It appears extremely expensive weather events are becoming more likely.  This in part is because population and development, especially in disaster vulnerable zones is increasing.  According to the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) there were ten weather events in 2015 in the United States that cost at least $1 billion dollars. These events included […]

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Ahh, the Beauty of Winter

January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Ahh, the Beauty of Winter

The recent stretch of sunny weather this early January has really showcased the beauty of a snow-covered landscape in Wisconsin.  Many TV-9 viewers have been kind to share their special scenes with us.  So this blog post is just a chance to take a deep breath and soak in the beauty of winter.     […]

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December 2015 and the year – by the numbers

January 4, 2016 0 Comments
December 2015 and the year – by the numbers

Time for the big wrap-up blog post for last year and the last month of last year. In case you missed the top weather events of last year, check here. Let us start out with a recap of the month of December (2015). As you might have already read, the month of December was our top […]

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Subzero Weather This Month?

January 3, 2016 0 Comments
Subzero Weather This Month?

  The outlook for the entire month of January (averaged out) calls for warmer than normal conditions in Wisconsin as you may have seen from one of my recent blog posts.  However there should be at least a few cold snaps mixed in there.  In fact it is looking more likely that we will see […]

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Top 10 Weather Events of 2015 (3 through 1)

December 31, 2015 0 Comments
Top 10 Weather Events of 2015 (3 through 1)

Now we are down to the biggest of the big. The things that should stick out in most people’s minds and challenged or surpassed old records. If you are seeing the countdown for the first time, it would be a good idea to take a look back at the honorable mentions, 10 through 7, and […]

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End of the 2015 First Snowfall Contest

December 30, 2015 0 Comments
End of the 2015 First Snowfall Contest

It has finally happened. We had our first storm that brought more than a full inch of snow to downtown Wausau. That means the first snowfall contest has officially ended. The winning date is December 28th. Only a few more days and it would have been a record for the latest ever one inch snowfall […]

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Top Ten of 2015 (6 through 4)

December 30, 2015 0 Comments
Top Ten of 2015 (6 through 4)

If you are just starting with the top ten list of 2015 weather events for Northcentral Wisconsin, be sure to check the honorable mentions here and numbers 10 through 7 here. 6. We have already talked a bit about precipitation in 2015 and another rainfall event makes the list at number 6. Not only was […]

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Top Ten Weather Events 2015 (10 through 7)

December 29, 2015 0 Comments
Top Ten Weather Events 2015 (10 through 7)

Check yesterday’s blog post to find out which weather events did not quite make the top ten list but were interesting none-the-less. Now we are getting into the heart of the matter. 10. Starting the top ten list is the cold and snow in early January. It was a significant blast of winter. It had […]

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Top Ten Weather Events 2015 (Runners Up)

December 28, 2015 0 Comments
Top Ten Weather Events 2015 (Runners Up)

Time for the annual top 10 list of weather events for 2015. This list is for the Northcentral Wisconsin WAOW viewing area. Before we get into the top 10, there are a few honorable mentions. Honorable Mention 1: Gresham Tornado. In year with very little severe weather in Northcentral Wisconsin, there was one weak tornado that almost […]

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