Severe Thunderstorms Likely Across Much of the Great Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the High Plains

Widespread severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, tornadoes (a few of which may become strong) and damaging winds are likely to develop across portions of the Central U.S. this evening. Strong to severe storms will also be possible in the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions are possible for much of the central and southern High Plains today and Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Racine, Batten International Airport (KRAC)

Lat: 42.76°NLon: 87.82°WElev: 673ft.

Fair

17°C

62°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed E 6 km/h
Barometer 1017.1 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 3°C (38°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 15 Apr 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Racine WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 14. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 14 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 10. Windy, with a southeast wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms and
    Windy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm.  High near 19. Southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West wind around 15 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 5 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 12 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 14. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 10. Windy, with a southeast wind 35 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 65 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. High near 19. Southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. West wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 14. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5. West wind around 15 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Racine WI
 42.74°N 87.85°W (Elev. 230 m)
7:27 pm CDT Apr 15, 2024
7pm CDT Apr 15, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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