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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

38°F

3°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NE 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 23 Feb 3:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of rain after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 38. Northeast wind around 15 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before 7pm, then rain, snow, and sleet between 7pm and 9pm, then rain after 9pm. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 33. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Wintry Mix
    then Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then rain likely.  High near 37. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain before midnight, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain.  Low around 25. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of rain after 5pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 38. Northeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain before 7pm, then rain, snow, and sleet between 7pm and 9pm, then rain after 9pm. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 33. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then rain likely. High near 37. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain before midnight, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Low around 25. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
3:08 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
4pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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