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Marginal to slight risk of severe weather Sunday for the Midwest and central Plains

Scattered strong to severe storms with hail and damaging winds are expected this afternoon and evening across portions of the Midwest. A Marginal Risk area is highlighted around a Slight Risk area and extends into portions of the central Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 5:52 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
6:08 am CDT May 3, 2015
7am CDT May 3, 2015-6pm CDT May 9, 2015
 
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