Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 12:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Milwaukee WI

Winter Storm Watch January 18, 06:00pm until January 19, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated snow showers before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 5 mph becoming west.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow before 11pm, then patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around 21. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow showers likely.  Patchy blowing snow between 3pm and 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Blustery

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A 30 percent chance of snow after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated snow showers before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. South wind around 5 mph becoming west. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 25. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow before 11pm, then patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around 21. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow showers likely. Patchy blowing snow between 3pm and 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
M.L.King Day
A 30 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Milwaukee WI
 43.04°N 87.92°W (Elev. 600 ft)
1:12 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
1pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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