Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill39°F (4°C)
Last update 2 Mar 11:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of rain before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Rain likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 10 to 15 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
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then a chance of rain after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of rain before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
10:38 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
12am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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