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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Fog/Mist

63°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 29 Aug 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of light rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Light
    Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread fog, mainly after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Widespread fog, mainly before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Fog then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of light rain. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Widespread fog, mainly after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Widespread fog, mainly before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
1:23 pm CDT Aug 29, 2015
1pm CDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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