Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern 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.

Partly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 1:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Milwaukee WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. 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: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 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 and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 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

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Milwaukee WI
 43.09°N 88°W (Elev. 728 ft)
1:25 am CDT May 27, 2016
2am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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