Tonight: Mainly clear.
Low: 65 Wind: Becoming calm
Wednesday: Partly or mostly sunny, hot and humid. A slight chance of thunderstorms, mainly well north of Marathon county.
High: 90 Wind: South-Southwest 5-10
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy and muggy with a slight chance of storms.
Showers and a few strong storms will linger around the south early tonight, before weakening as the sun goes down. Tonight will remain mainly clear with lows in the mid 60s and calm winds.
Wednesday will be the hottest day of the week with highs reaching into the lower 90s. The humidity will stick around and make for another hot and humid summer day. Skies will remain mostly sunny throughout the day. Strong to severe storms are possible in the Northwoods late Wednesday night as a line of storms is expected to develop.
Thursday showers and storms will be likely. Temperatures will ease up going into the weekend, with highs hovering around the mid 80s. Humidity will be rather uncomfortable until Friday afternoon, and we will get some relief this weekend.
Planning ahead for the weekend it looks to be pretty nice with highs in the mid to low 80s and less humidity. There is a slight chance for showers Saturday evening.
Have a great night! -Meteorologist Liz Szewczyk, July 7, 2020 at 3:45 PM
On this day in weather history: 1987 - Thunderstorms spawned eight tornadoes in Colorado, and three in West Texas. Thunderstorms also produced softball size hail at Bula, TX. In the midst of a record thirty-nine day string of 100 degree days, the temperature at Tucson, AZ, dipped to 66 degrees, marking their third straight record low for the date. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)