Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast

A large ridge of high pressure extending from the Central to Eastern U.S. will deliver a dangerous summer heat wave through the weekend. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of the country. A number of record highs and overnight warm minimum temperatures are likely. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and approach the 110s. Heat Safety! Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

A Few Clouds

29°C

85°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 9 km/h
Barometer 1006.6 mb (29.75 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (93°F)
Last update 18 Jul 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport WI

Heat Advisory July 19, 10:00am until July 19, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 43. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 35 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. Southwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 35. Heat index values as high as 43. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. Southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport WI
 42.95°N 87.89°W (Elev. 213 m)
6:40 pm CDT Jul 18, 2019
8pm CDT Jul 18, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2019
 
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