First Alert Weather: A bright & pleasant start to the week

Sunshine will be more comon than clouds for the next few days. The next weather maker arrives Wednesday afternoon.
Abundant sunshine on Monday and a little warmer. A chance of showers north Tuesday, while better odds of some wet weather mid-week.
Published: Aug. 21, 2022 at 6:48 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 21, 2022 at 10:47 PM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - A starlit sky Sunday night with patchy fog possible toward morning. Lows in the low to mid 50s north, mid to upper 50s central and south.

Mainly clear with patchy fog possible toward morning.
Mainly clear with patchy fog possible toward morning.(WSAW)

Basking in the sunshine on Monday with a slightly warmer afternoon. Highs are in the upper 70s to low 80s. Partly cloudy Tuesday. A chance of showers in the north during the afternoon. Daytime temps peaking in the low to mid 80s.

Good conditions to cut the grass for the early part of this week.
Good conditions to cut the grass for the early part of this week.(WSAW)

The next risk of wet weather will be with a cold front dropping southeast from Canada on Wednesday. The day will feature some sunshine, however by the afternoon clouds will build with scattered showers or storms possible first in the Northwoods, shifting into Central Wisconsin during the evening. Some showers/storms are possible Wednesday night into Thursday morning. If you are wondering, the risk of severe storms is low as there is a lack of “storm fuel”, which includes dew point values that will be in the upper 50s to around 60. Highs on Wednesday are in the low 80s. The showers should move out of the area Thursday morning, with some intervals of sun developing in the afternoon. Highs in the mid to upper 70s.

A cold front will spark scattered showers and storms Wednesday evening.
A cold front will spark scattered showers and storms Wednesday evening.(WSAW)
Showers could linger into the morning hours on Thursday.
Showers could linger into the morning hours on Thursday.(WSAW)

Friday is shaping up to be a nice day with a decent amount of sunshine. Highs are in the upper 70s to around 80. That also translates to ideal conditions for week 2 of the high school football games taking place in the area. The outlook for next weekend has some sun on Saturday, with a chance of showers or storms at night. Highs are in the low to mid 80s. Variably cloudy on Sunday, August 28th with scattered showers and storms possible. Highs in the mid 80s.

Afternoon readings will be running a few degrees above average this week.
Afternoon readings will be running a few degrees above average this week.(WSAW)