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First Alert Weather: Snow showers & cold air blast Sunday

A cold front will usher in colder conditions along with wind chills dropping to near zero.
Published: Nov. 20, 2021 at 4:30 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 20, 2021 at 10:53 PM CST
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - Partly to mostly cloudy tonight with upper 20s to around 30. A cold front will be making headway through the region on Sunday. Clouds will already be in place on Sunday morning with snow showers around midday as the front slides by. Any snowfall will be minimal. Winds will pick up in the wake of the front, gusting to 35 to 40 mph at times during the afternoon into Sunday evening. Highs on Sunday around 40 by midday, dropping back through the 30s for the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy and cool tonight.
Mostly cloudy and cool tonight.(WSAW)
Clouds to a few snow showers, to some sun and blustery on Sunday.
Clouds to a few snow showers, to some sun and blustery on Sunday.(WSAW)
Wind chill values slipping into the teens Sunday afternoon/evening.
Wind chill values slipping into the teens Sunday afternoon/evening.(WSAW)
Wind chill values in the single digits to near zero Monday morning.
Wind chill values in the single digits to near zero Monday morning.(WSAW)
Wind chill values Monday afternoon in the teens.
Wind chill values Monday afternoon in the teens.(WSAW)

Monday is going to be the coldest day of the week ahead. Brisk and cold in the morning with readings at daybreak in the teens, while wind chill values are expected to be in the single digits to near zero. Sunshine along with a few clouds on Monday central and south, while more clouds than sun in the north with some snow showers in the lake effect snow belts. Highs struggle to the mid 20s to around 30.

Milder weather returns on Tuesday with a good deal of sunshine. Highs climbing into the low to mid 40s. Tuesday will be a perfect day to do some travel. Wednesday, which tends to be the biggest travel day of the week, will feature a risk of rain showers as the day goes on with low pressure tracking toward the Badger State. Since this will be rain and not snow, roads on Wednesday could be wet and a bit slippery, but no major travel issues are expected. Highs on Wednesday in the low to mid 40s.

Some showers are possible on Wednesday afternoon into the evening.
Some showers are possible on Wednesday afternoon into the evening.(WSAW)
Snow showers in the lake effect snow belts on Thanksgiving.
Snow showers in the lake effect snow belts on Thanksgiving.(WSAW)

Thanksgiving will be breezy and cooler with intervals of clouds and some sun. Snow showers in the north. Highs in the low 30s. Partly cloudy and chilly on Friday with afternoon readings topping out in the mid 20s to around 30. Mostly cloudy on Saturday with a chance of snow showers. Highs in the low 30s.

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