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      Another cool start to the day with lows this morning in the low to mid 50s for most, even some mid 40s though east of Eau Claire. We've warmed up nicely this afternoon and the humidity has stayed low with highs in the lower 80s and dew points in the 50s. Things begin to change tonight, first as both clouds and humidity increase as a low pressure system inches closer from the west. We are currently running rain deficits for the month, season, and year, so rain is going to be welcome. Rain chances begin tomorrow morning, but just slight chances for Eau Claire as most of the rain stays near and west of the Minnesota border. Scattered showers increase during the afternoon, but there will still be breaks in the action- in fact we could be dry more than it rains tomorrow. Rain and a few thunderstorms become more widespread overnight, still with some breaks possible, and that carries into Friday with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms remaining likely. In total, rainfall isn't expected to be that high, ranging from just a quarter inch up to an inch. Most places should end with two day totals near a half inch, though a few spots could exceed an inch. It will be light to moderate and spread out, so unlike our last rainfall, this one will allow for most of the water to actually soak into the ground and help water lawns, gardens, and crops. This weekend looks typical for July with highs in the lower 80s and a bit of humidity, but not oppressive. Only a couple slight chances for rain are expected for next week. -Stormtracker 18 Weather Meteorologist Matt Schaefer

      7-Day Forecast: Eau Claire

      Thursday
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      Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers and T-Storms

      Friday
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      Cloudy, Showers

      Saturday
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      Partly Cloudy

      Sunday
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      Sunny

      Monday
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      Partly Cloudy, Slight Chance of Showers

      Tuesday
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      Mostly Sunny

      Wednesday
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      • 77°
      • 56°

      Partly Cloudy, Slight Chance of Showers

      Currently in Eau Claire as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:36:41 am
      • Sunset: 08:47:10 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Chippewa Falls

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Chippewa Falls as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:36:03 am
      • Sunset: 08:47:10 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Menomonie

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      Scattered thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      Mostly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Menomonie as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.96 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:38:11 am
      • Sunset: 08:48:47 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Altoona

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Altoona as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:36:41 am
      • Sunset: 08:47:10 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Augusta

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Mostly cloudy

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Sunday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Monday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Augusta as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:35:46 am
      • Sunset: 08:45:08 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Bloomer

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      • 82°
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      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Bloomer as of

      • 58°(Feels like 58°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: ESE @ 3 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:35:58 am
      • Sunset: 08:48:02 pm
      • Humidity: 100
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Cadott

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Mostly cloudy

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Cadott as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:35:09 am
      • Sunset: 08:46:09 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Chetek

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Chetek as of

      • 58°(Feels like 58°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: ESE @ 3 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:35:52 am
      • Sunset: 08:49:19 pm
      • Humidity: 100
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Colfax

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      Scattered thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      Mostly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Colfax as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.96 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:38:11 am
      • Sunset: 08:48:47 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Durand

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Showers

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      Mostly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      • 81°
      • 57°

      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Durand as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.96 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:39:20 am
      • Sunset: 08:48:13 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Fall Creek

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Mostly cloudy

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Sunday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Monday
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      • 83°
      • 59°

      Mix of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      • 80°
      • 56°

      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Fall Creek as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:35:46 am
      • Sunset: 08:45:08 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Ladysmith

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Mostly cloudy

      Friday
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      Cloudy, periods of rain

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      • 81°
      • 59°

      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      • 79°
      • 54°

      Abundant sunshine

      Currently in Ladysmith as of

      • 58°(Feels like 58°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 30.01 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:32:34 am
      • Sunset: 08:47:19 pm
      • Humidity: 91
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Mondovi

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      • 81°
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      • 83°
      • 61°

      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      • 83°
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      • 81°
      • 57°

      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Mondovi as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:38:29 am
      • Sunset: 08:46:55 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Neillsville

      Wednesday
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      • 63°

      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      • 76°
      • 64°

      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      • 81°
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Sunday
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      • 83°
      • 61°

      Times of sun and clouds

      Monday
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      • 83°
      • 60°

      Mix of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      • 81°
      • 57°

      Mix of sun and clouds

      Currently in Neillsville as of

      • 61°(Feels like 61°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: ENE @ 3 mph
      • Barometer: 30 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:34:12 am
      • Sunset: 08:42:38 pm
      • Humidity: 83
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Osseo

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Mostly cloudy

      Friday
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      Thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      • 80°
      • 56°

      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Osseo as of

      • 60°(Feels like 60°)
      • Clear
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.97 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:36:33 am
      • Sunset: 08:45:05 pm
      • Humidity: 93
      • Visibility: 10 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

      7-Day Forecast: Rice Lake

      Wednesday
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      Mix of sun and clouds

      Thursday
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      Afternoon showers

      Friday
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      • 61°

      Scattered thunderstorms

      Saturday
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      • 79°
      • 60°

      Partly cloudy

      Sunday
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      • 81°
      • 59°

      Partly cloudy

      Monday
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      • 82°
      • 57°

      Times of sun and clouds

      Tuesday
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      • 79°
      • 54°

      Plenty of sun

      Currently in Rice Lake as of

      • 55°(Feels like 55°)
      • Overcast
      • Wind: @ 0 mph
      • Barometer: 29.98 in.
      • Sunrise: 05:36:00 am
      • Sunset: 08:50:08 pm
      • Humidity: 100
      • Visibility: 1.2 mi.
      • UV Index: 0

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