Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 43.07°NLon: -87.97°WElev: 722ft.

A Few Clouds

8°F

-13°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1023.5 mb)
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 6 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 9 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 9. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
1:23 am CST Feb 11, 2016
1am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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