Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 2 Mar 4:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Milwaukee WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of rain after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Milwaukee WI
 43.04°N 87.92°W (Elev. 600 ft)
5:10 pm CST Mar 2, 2024
5pm CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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