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Winter really settles in this week

December 3, 2017 0 Comments
Winter really settles in this week

  We will get a harsh slap in the face this week from Ol’ Man Winter this week.  Temperatures will plunge below freezing Monday night and I don’t see them getting above 25 degrees or so for at least a good solid week, possibly longer.   COLD STUFF Wind chills will be down in the […]

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8 to 14 Day Outlook

November 28, 2017 0 Comments
8 to 14 Day Outlook

  After a ten-day stretch of warmer than normal weather (through the first weekend of December) we are probably due for some colder conditions.  That is what the Climate Prediction Center is expecting as well. Their 8 to 14 day outlook shows a large area of colder than normal conditions from December 6th – 12th […]

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Early Trends for Thanksgiving Travel Weather

November 14, 2017 1 Comment
Early Trends for Thanksgiving Travel Weather

  With one of the busiest travel holidays of the season coming up, it is time to start thinking about how the weather could impact your trip.  Now keep in mind, this writing is a full week ahead of Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday.  So the forecast trend has plenty of uncertainty and adjustments will likely need […]

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November Outlook

November 5, 2017 1 Comment
November Outlook

  November has started on a chilly and damp note here in Wisconsin and according to the Climate Prediction Center that may be the overall theme for the month. Temperature Outlook As you can see, the CPC is calling for temperatures to average below normal from Wisconsin west across the Northern Rockies into the Pacific […]

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Summerlike as we approach the Fall Equinox

September 17, 2017 0 Comments
Summerlike as we approach the Fall Equinox

  Even though astronomical fall arrives Friday, September 22nd, it will likely feel more like August given the expected weather patterns.  Temperatures could be soaring 10 to 12 degrees above normal with muggy dew points in the 60s at times as well.   As you will notice in the 6-10 day temperature map from Climate […]

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When Do We Get our First 32 Degree Temperature in Wausau?

September 10, 2017 0 Comments
When Do We Get our First 32 Degree Temperature in Wausau?

  Well we had several nights recently with frosty lows in the low 30s in the Northwoods and cranberry marshes throughout the state.  However the coldest the Wausau Downtown Airport has been so far this year is 40 degrees.  There is definitely a heat island effect surrounding the Airport with urban development for miles in […]

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September Is Trending Dry for Wisconsin

September 3, 2017 0 Comments
September Is Trending Dry for Wisconsin

  Despite the chance for some spotty showers through this Wednesday around Wisconsin, the overall patterns are favoring drier than normal conditions in Wisconsin this month. Check out the Climate Prediction Center’s 6 to 10 day outlook for September 9th-13th.   It shows a large stripe of likely below normal precipitation all the way from […]

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September Outlook

August 22, 2017 0 Comments
September Outlook

  Meteorological autumn begins on September 1st.  So what might the overall trends in the weather be across the nation? According to the Climate Prediction Center, September has equal chances of being warmer than normal, cooler than normal, or normal for temperature in Wisconsin and much of middle slice of the nation.   Meanwhile they […]

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August 2017 Outlook

July 23, 2017 0 Comments
August 2017 Outlook

  Well, here we are racing through July.  At least temperatures have not been too hot in Wisconsin.  We can’t say the same for states just to our west and south however.  So what does the preliminary outlook for the final month of meteorological summer hold?  According to the Climate Prediction Center there is a […]

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Hot spells likely to visit Wisconsin in upcoming weeks

July 2, 2017 1 Comment
Hot spells likely to visit Wisconsin in upcoming weeks

July is on average is the warmest month of the year to begin with in Wisconsin.  However if you throw a strong upper atmospheric ridge in the steering currents into the mix, you can end up with some searing heat waves.  Several of our medium range models are suggesting the strong heat wave that has been […]

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