Dangerous Heat Across The Southern U.S. And Severe Thunderstorms In The Plains and Upper Midwest

After a sweltering weekend, heat advisories and excessive heat warnings continue across the southern tier of the U.S. with the potential for more record high temperatures and very dangerous heat indices. Also, severe thunderstorms with all hazards, including tornadoes, hail, damaging winds and heavy rain, are expected this afternoon and evening from the Upper Midwest to the central High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 13 Jul 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport WI
 42.95°N 87.89°W (Elev. 699 ft)
12:39 pm CDT Jul 13, 2020
1pm CDT Jul 13, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 19, 2020
 
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