Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains

A significant winter storm will continue to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to portions of the northern Plains through Tuesday evening. Snowfall amounts could reach one foot. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Reduced visibility from blowing snow could cause severe travel difficulties. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1007.6 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 6 Dec 1:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Milwaukee WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers before 3pm.  Cloudy early, then becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered flurries after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 25 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Chance Snow

    High: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers before 3pm. Cloudy early, then becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Scattered flurries after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 25. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Saturday Night
Snow likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
2:07 pm CST Dec 6, 2016
2pm CST Dec 6, 2016-6pm CST Dec 12, 2016
 
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