Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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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

22°C

72°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed N 17 km/h
Barometer 1015.6 mb (30.00 in)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 31 May 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. East wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 14. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 23. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 15 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. East wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 14. West wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 23. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 218 m)
3:08 pm CDT May 31, 2016
4pm CDT May 31, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 7, 2016
 
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