Waupaca, WI
Current Conditions
0:15 AM CDT
Cloudy
Temperature
51°F
Dew Point
43°F
Humidity
73%
Wind
E at 6 mph
Barometer
0.00 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:53 a.m.
Sunset
06:40 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 49 to 57 degrees with clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Tuesday
57°F / 44°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
66°F / 49°F
Mostly Cloudy
Thursday
74°F / 51°F
Light Rain
Friday
51°F / 31°F
Partly Cloudy
Saturday
42°F / 31°F
Partly Cloudy
Sunday
58°F / 32°F
Partly Cloudy
Monday
66°F / 42°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:15 AM CDT
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 57 to a low of 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 11 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 50 to 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 6 and 10 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will remain steady at 48 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 8 miles per hour from the southeast. No precipitation is expected.
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 66 to a low of 49 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 11 miles per hour from the southeast. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

Snow coverage sets new record

Jan. 10, 2013 | 0 comments

AccuWeather reports with 67 percent of the contiguous U.S. covered by snow, the first day of 2013 marked the widest coverage of snow the U.S. has seen on Jan. 1 in the past 10 years.

The previous record was set in 2010, when the new year saw 61 percent of the U.S. beneath snow. That same season was marked by the blizzard nicknamed 'Snowmageddon,' in the mid-Atlantic, which set a long list of records in cities such as Philadelphia, DC and Baltimore.

"As far as New Year's Days go, I think that our snow cover is very healthy," AccuWeather.com Expert Senior Meteorologist Jack Boston said.

The lack of snow coverage since record keeping began in 2004, with the exception of 2010, have been an anomaly, Boston explained.

"The temperature of the North Atlantic ocean has been in a warm cycle and that has resulted in eastern North America, on average, having milder temperatures during the last decade."

Despite a few local locations, most of the contiguous U.S. was above normal in snow coverage for the month of December as well.

The percentage of coverage differs drastically between the two months, however.

Dec. 1 saw 13 percent coverage across the contiguous U.S. - a 53 percentage point difference from Jan. 1.

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