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.

Light Rain

67°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 May 6:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm.  High near 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 57. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. High near 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 57. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
7:09 pm CDT May 31, 2016
7pm CDT May 31, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 7, 2016
 
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