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Toasty spell for mid part of July?

July 7, 2019 0 Comments
Toasty spell for mid part of July?

July is usually our warmest time of the year in Wisconsin with normal high temperatures in the lower 80s.  So when the outlook calls for above normal temperatures for a period of time, it makes you pause.  No doubt that means some fairly hot conditions could be brewing. Check out the Climate Prediction Center’s 8 […]

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Warmer than normal up to and beyond the July 4th Holiday

June 25, 2019 0 Comments
Warmer than normal up to and beyond the July 4th Holiday

  If you enjoy very balmy conditions around the 4th of July for spending time at the lake you should be in luck this year.  The latest 8 to 14 day outlook from the Climate Prediction Center indicates a strong chance of above normal temperatures in Wisconsin from July 3rd to July 9th.  Of course […]

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2019 Hurricane season outlook

June 16, 2019 0 Comments
2019 Hurricane season outlook

  We are now in the season.  That’s the Atlantic hurricane season which runs from June 1st through November 30th.  I once had a college professor who spent the majority of his career researching hurricanes and the energy and wind properties that go into making one of these atmospheric monsters.  I certainly have a ton […]

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Gardeners should avoid putting tender plants outside yet

April 23, 2019 0 Comments
Gardeners should avoid putting tender plants outside yet

  I noticed some farmers out working fields and planting some early season crops in the Central Sands area and in southern Wisconsin last weekend.  While that is about normal for this time of the year, it takes a special Spring in order to safely put in garden seeds or tender plants / flowers in […]

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April outlook

March 24, 2019 0 Comments
April outlook

  The last couple of weeks of March sure look like they will go down as pretty tranquil and not too cold for our area.  It has definitely been a nice change of pace from the relentless snowstorms of February into early March.  So you might be wondering how April is trending? Overall I think […]

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Lack of cold this winter compared to recent ones

January 13, 2019 0 Comments
Lack of cold this winter compared to recent ones

    Through January 13th, 2019 the Wausau Downtown Airport (and most of central Wisconsin) has not recorded a below zero temperature yet for the winter.  You might be wondering how unusual this really is?  I pulled up the temperature data for the past five winters up to this point in the season to get […]

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January outlook update

January 1, 2019 0 Comments
January outlook update

Back in mid-December when the Climate Prediction Center issued their January outlook there was some trend seen in the data pointing toward enough shots of cold air over the Midwest to put our temperate trend in question.  That had much of the Midwest under equal chances of above, normal, or below normal temperatures.  Well things […]

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January Outlook

December 23, 2018 0 Comments
January Outlook

  It appears December is going to go down in the climate books as quite a bit warmer than normal across our region. However January may take a different twist. Temperature Outlook The Climate Prediction Center’s 30-day outlook is calling for equal chances of above, below, or normal temperatures in Wisconsin (basically near normal).  Meanwhile […]

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Could Christmas Week Deliver a Snowier Pattern?

December 16, 2018 0 Comments
Could Christmas Week Deliver a Snowier Pattern?

As you know we have had a pretty dry weather pattern most of December so far in Wisconsin.  Quite a few of you are hoping for more snow not only for Christmas, but for recreation like skiing and snowmobiling.  So is there any hope in sight?  Well check out that 8 to 14 day outlook […]

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A dry December so far

December 9, 2018 0 Comments
A dry December so far

  We had a few inches of snow the first few days of December, otherwise it has been rather dry in central and northcentral Wisconsin.  Total liquid equivalent precipitation in Wausau through December 9th has been just 0.19″, which is about 0.20″ less than normal for this point in the month.  It appears the overall […]

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