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

2°F

-17°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.52 in (1035.3 mb)
Dewpoint -13°F (-25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-13°F (-25°C)
Last update 13 Feb 4:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

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

    NOW until
    9:00am Sat

    Wind Chill Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 0. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 0 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 1pm.  High near 22. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    then Snow

    High: 22 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 20. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Snow likely before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 0. Wind chill values between -10 and -15. Northwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 2. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 1pm. High near 22. Wind chill values between -5 and 5. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 20. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Snow likely before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain or freezing rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
4:23 am CST Feb 13, 2016
5am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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