Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 43.07°NLon: -87.97°WElev: 722ft.

Fair and Breezy

5°F

-15°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed N 21 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.43 in (1032.3 mb)
Dewpoint -11°F (-24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-16°F (-27°C)
Last update 12 Feb 9:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: -3 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after noon.  High near 22. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 20. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around -3. Wind chill values between -15 and -20. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after noon. High near 22. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 20. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
9:23 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
10pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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