Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 5:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

South Milwaukee WI

Flash Flood Watch August 20, 05:00pm until August 21, 09:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog between 9pm and 11pm. Low around 66. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 58. North wind around 15 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog between 9pm and 11pm. Low around 66. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 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
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 58. North wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
South Milwaukee WI
 42.91°N 87.87°W (Elev. 666 ft)
4:07 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
5am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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