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Flash flood threat forecast from southwestern Texas to the Appalachians on Wednesday

Heavy rainfall will be possible along a frontal boundary that will extend from Maine to far southwestern Texas on Wednesday. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be possible with some locations seeing 5 to 6 inches especially across the southern Plains. Flash flooding will be possible mainly from southwestern Texas to the central Appalachians. Remember: Turn Around, Don't Drown.
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Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Partly Cloudy

57°F

14°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.8 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 8:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE West Milwaukee WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE West Milwaukee WI
 43.02°N 87.98°W (Elev. 682 ft)
8:23 pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
9pm CDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 14, 2015
 
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