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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Exacerbate Ongoing Flooding; Cold and Wintry Continue Out West

A developing wave will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the Arklatex area to the Middle Mississippi Valley; and may produce tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail; including potential for significant tornadoes and very large hail. Additional heavy rain will increase ongoing flooding. Heavy western mountain and Upper Midwest snow; and ice in the Northeast is also expected. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 23 Feb 5:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Cloudy then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then rain likely between midnight and 3am.  Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight. Low around 31. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog
    then Rain
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of rain before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then rain likely between midnight and 3am. Patchy fog between 11pm and midnight. Low around 31. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 51. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow. Low around 35. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Rain and snow. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport WI
 42.95°N 87.89°W (Elev. 699 ft)
5:09 pm CST Feb 23, 2018
6pm CST Feb 23, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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