Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
77°F
Dew Point
61°F
Humidity
58%
Wind
WSW at 5 mph
Barometer
30.05 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:45 a.m.
Sunset
08:21 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 58 to 78 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Friday
81°F / 57°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
78°F / 61°F
Scattered Showers
Sunday
78°F / 61°F
Light Rain
Monday
79°F / 61°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
74°F / 56°F
Light Rain
Wednesday
72°F / 56°F
Light Rain
Thursday
64°F / 59°F
Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 81 to a low of 57 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 13 miles per hour from the west. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 81 to 71 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 13 miles per hour from the southeast. Rain amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 70 to 60 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 4 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 62 to 57 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 2 and 6 miles per hour from the south. No precipitation is expected.
Saturday...Temperatures will range from a high of 78 to a low of 61 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 3 and 6 miles per hour from the south. 0.54 inches of rain are expected.

PSC puts Highland Wind Project on hold

Feb. 21, 2013 | 0 comments

The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) voted 2-1 to put the proposed Highland Wind Project in St. Croix County on hold, inviting the developer to reapply for a permit using different sound modeling.

"The PSC's decision demonstrates an abundance of caution that delays the application process, but does not kill this project," said Katie Nekola, attorney for Clean Wisconsin. "Clean Wisconsin continues to support this project that promises to bring clean, renewable energy and jobs to Northwest Wisconsin."

The PSC is requiring the applicant to provide additional evidence that the wind project will not exceed sound standards set by state law, according to a PSC press release issued.

Despite opponents' claims that low frequency sound from wind turbines causes adverse impacts, all three commissioners agreed there was no proof linking the two.

"Study after study has proven that wind farms are a clean, safe and economic way to produce energy," said Nekola.

The project would bring an estimated 100 jobs to St. Croix County and enough clean energy to power 29,000 homes.

A bipartisan poll conducted in January 2012 found that 85 percent of Wisconsin voters would like to increase the use of wind energy to meet Wisconsin's energy needs.

"Clean, renewable wind energy enjoys strong support from residents across the state and can help create thousands of jobs," said Nekola. "This decision is an unfortunate delay, but we look forward to working with Highland Wind to make this project a reality."

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