Wintry Conditions from the Northern Rockies to Upper Midwest; Critical Fire Weather Across the West

Snow and ice will continue to impact portions of the Northern Rockies, Northern Plains, and Upper Midwest. Father south, heavy rainfall and a few severe thunderstorms are possible over the Middle Mississippi Valley. Another system will bring heavy precipitation to the Pacific Northwest Friday, while critical fire weather conditions prevail over California, the Southern Rockies, and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Fog/Mist

50°F

10°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 22 Oct 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog after 2pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Patchy fog before 8pm. Low around 47. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm.  Patchy fog between 10am and noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 45 by 11am. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 50. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers between 4pm and 5pm. Patchy fog after 2pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Patchy fog before 8pm. Low around 47. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm. Patchy fog between 10am and noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 45 by 11am. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Rain. High near 50. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport WI
 42.95°N 87.89°W (Elev. 699 ft)
12:09 pm CDT Oct 22, 2020
1pm CDT Oct 22, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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