Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Waukesha County Airport (KUES)

Lat: 43.04°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 886ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 19 Aug 1:45 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Waukesha WI

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

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog between 9pm and 11pm. Low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph. 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 and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog between 9pm and 11pm. Low around 65. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 55. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Waukesha WI
 43.01°N 88.24°W (Elev. 922 ft)
2:23 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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