Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Partly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 12:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am.  Areas of fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Areas of fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Areas of fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Areas of fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
1:24 am CDT May 24, 2016
1am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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