The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory for parts of Wisconsin as the Dakotas are forecast to hit a peak of 11 mph.
A strong ridge of high pressure will form near the state’s coast Monday morning.
It will weaken and weaken as it moves northwestward through the Dakas, according to the weather service.
The forecast will be the worst for much of the Plains.
Winds could reach 80 mph, according the weather office.
Wausau Mayor Don Pomeroy says the wind gusts are forecasted to reach 80-85 mph and rain totals of 10 inches.
The city has been on alert for the possibility of a tornado outbreak.
The Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Wausen, Wisconsin, early Tuesday morning.
The Weather Service said a possible tornado was reported in Waukesha, about 70 miles southeast of the city.
The tornado was located about 15 miles northwest of the town.
The wind gust was estimated at 75 mph and was located approximately 10 miles southeast.
A tornado watch is in effect for parts or all of Wisconsin from Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and the Dakots.