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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains, from northeastern Colorado into portions of southwestern Nebraska and northwestern Kansas. Large hail, damaging straight-line winds will be the main threats, though a couple of tornadoes are possible, as well.
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2 Miles NW Madison WI

7 Day Forecast

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Milwaukee, WI Local Forecast Office

Tonight

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 60 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 71 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 64 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 83 °F

Friday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 66 °F

Saturday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 78 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 61 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 79 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Southeast 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.
  • Thursday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
  • Friday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
  • Friday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
  • Sunday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Labor Day Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.