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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in Upper Midwest

A slow moving frontal boundary from the central Pains to the Upper Midwest will bring a potential for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain. Rain amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally heavier amounts can be expected. The threat of severe weather moves into the Ohio Valley and Northeast on Tuesday. Monsoon moisture continues to bring the threat of flash flooding to the Southwest and southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Aug 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
8:09 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
10am CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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