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First day of meteorological fall marked by above-normal temps. across much of U.S.

Above-normal temperatures are forecast across much of the contiguous U.S. on Tuesday and in some cases will be as much as 10-15 degrees above average for this time of year. Afternoon highs could reach 90 or higher from the Great Plains to the Eastern Seaboard. One exception will be across parts of the Pacific Northwest. Remember to practice heat safety if you plan to spend extended time outside.
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Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

A Few Clouds

88°F

31°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SW 14 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index92°F (33°C)
Last update 1 Sep 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Labor Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
4:38 pm CDT Sep 1, 2015
5pm CDT Sep 1, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 8, 2015
 
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