Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CST
Cloudy
Temperature
25°F
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Humidity
71%
Wind
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Barometer
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Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
07:18 a.m.
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05:03 p.m.
Evening Forecast (7:00pm-Midnight)
Temperatures will range from 30 to 16 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 15 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Monday
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Snow
Tuesday
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Snow
Wednesday
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Partly Cloudy
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CST
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 30 to a low of 12 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 9 and 17 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 16 to 12 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 9 and 13 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Friday...Temperatures will range from a high of 22 to a low of 12 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 8 miles per hour from the southsouthwest. No precipitation is expected.

Postal Service seeks to close rural offices

Aug. 11, 2011 | 0 comments

Postmaster General Patrick Donahue announced the results of the recent "post office study". The closings would affect offices in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The postal service says the study recommended closing the offices, based on low foot traffic and small workload.

Donahue says the closings are needed to stem the tide of losses incurred by USPS. Last year, the postal service posted a net loss of $8.5 billion. Last quarter alone, USPS lost $2.2 billion.

The postal service said some of the offices may be replaced with service counters in other local businesses. USPS is expected to announce, which communities could see these so-called "village post offices" by this fall. Donahue says this business model could allow USPS to avoid service gaps and help small businesses at the same time.

The postal service says once the locations close, mail delivery would be handled by other nearby offices and local zip codes would be preserved.

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