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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

A Few Clouds

53°F

12°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.34 in (1027.6 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 6:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Southeast 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.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
6:38 am CDT May 23, 2015
7am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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