Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 15 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 24 May 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Wauwatosa WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Areas of fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Wauwatosa WI
 43.05°N 88°W (Elev. 650 ft)
12:38 pm CDT May 24, 2016
12pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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