Waupaca, WI
Current Conditions
0:35 AM CDT
Clear
Temperature
67°F
Dew Point
52°F
Humidity
57%
Wind
ESE at 12 mph
Barometer
0.00 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:54 a.m.
Sunset
06:38 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 63 to 68 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 13 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
68°F / 56°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
70°F / 51°F
Mostly Cloudy
Friday
55°F / 33°F
Scattered Showers
Saturday
43°F / 33°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
54°F / 35°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
57°F / 35°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
57°F / 34°F
Sunny
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:35 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 68 to a low of 56 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 15 miles per hour from the southeast. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 63 to 57 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 13 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 58 to 56 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 6 miles per hour from the southeast.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 70 to a low of 51 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 1 and 17 miles per hour from the east. 0.65 inches of rain are expected.

Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Rock County; Also found on public land in Kenosha County

June 28, 2012 | 0 comments

An emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle was collected Friday (June 22) from residents in the City of Janesville.

They removed the partially emerged beetle from one of their ash trees during the previous day. Identification of the beetle was confirmed as EAB on Monday, June 25.

At least one tree on the property was confirmed by a DATCP specialist as being heavily infested.

Emerald ash borer has also been confirmed for the first time on state-owned lands. EAB adults were captured on two separate survey traps in the Richard Bong State Recreation Area in Kenosha County and confirmed as EAB last Friday. Infested trees were also discovered on the property.

Survey efforts in that state park and many others are happening this year under the direction of DNR forest health specialists. Visitors to RBSRA will no longer be allowed to remove firewood from the property.

The tree-killing emerald ash borer has now been discovered in 12 Wisconsin counties: Brown, Crawford, Kenosha, La Crosse, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Vernon, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha.

Rock County will soon become quarantined for EAB. Kenosha County has been quarantined since 2009.

EAB quarantines also currently exist in Brown, Crawford, Fond du Lac, Kenosha, La Crosse, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Vernon, Washington, and Waukesha counties. The quarantine on Walworth County is pending.

The EAB quarantine affects some businesses that use certain ash products. For the vast majority of people the quarantine means that hardwood firewood, regardless of tree species, cannot leave the quarantine area.

Residents of Janesville and Rock County in general (and any other known infested county) should contact a certified arborist or other tree care professional for help in determining if their ash tree is at risk and a course of action to undertake if warranted.

Information about EAB can be found on the web at www.emeraldashborer.wi.gov.

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