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Good viewing conditions for Sunday night’s total lunar eclipse.
Turning mostly clear tonight, with good viewing conditions for the lunar eclipse. Cooler in the week ahead with a chance of frost Tuesday AM.
Published: May. 15, 2022 at 6:54 AM CDT|Updated: May. 15, 2022 at 6:25 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The total lunar eclipse takes place Sunday night. Starting out partly cloudy after sunset Sunday evening, but then mostly clear for the prime viewing time frame from around 9:30 PM to just after midnight. Temperatures will be mostly in the 50s during the late evening hours.

There will be a total lunar eclipse this evening.
There will be a total lunar eclipse this evening.(WSAW)
Mostly clear to clear and cool.
Mostly clear to clear and cool.(WSAW)

It stays mostly clear overnight into Monday morning. Lows in the mid to upper 40s. A fair amount of sunshine and breezy on Monday. Cooler with highs in the low to mid 60s. Tuesday could start off in the morning with a chance of frost in parts of the Northwoods and isolated spots in Central Wisconsin that tend to get colder as readings will dip back into the mid 30s to around 40. Partly to mostly cloudy Tuesday with highs in the mid 60s.

Lows Tuesday morning will range from the mid to upper 30 to the low 40s.
Lows Tuesday morning will range from the mid to upper 30 to the low 40s.(WSAW)
A chance of frost north Tuesday morning, some rain Tuesday night & Thursday night.
A chance of frost north Tuesday morning, some rain Tuesday night & Thursday night.(WSAW)

The next opportunity for showers and maybe a storm will be Tuesday night into Wednesday as a front moves through the region. The wet weather should subside by late morning Wednesday, then clouds break for some sun by the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s.

Strong to severe storms might impact the region late Thursday or Thursday night.
Strong to severe storms might impact the region late Thursday or Thursday night.(WSAW)

Warmer on Thursday with sun giving way to increasing clouds. Showers and storms are possible late day or more likely at night with a cold front. There is the possibility that some storms could be strong to severe with the risks of damaging winds and hail being the main threats. Lingering showers or storms wind down early Friday, with intervals of sun developing in the afternoon. Highs Friday are in the upper 60s.

Daytime highs will be closer to average during the work week, cooler next weekend.
Daytime highs will be closer to average during the work week, cooler next weekend.(WSAW)

Next weekend is shaping up to be dry and cooler than average. Saturday is partly sunny with a chance once again in the morning of frost. Morning lows could drop back into the 30s to near 40, while afternoon temps rise to the mid 50s. Sunday, May 22nd is partly sunny and cool with highs in the mid 50s.

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