Strong to Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain, And Flash Flooding Across the Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms, heavy rain and flooding is possible from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains, as a strong cold front pushes into the extended area. Meanwhile, well above average temperatures are very likely across the Northeastern quad of the country, including the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Great Lakes and Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Light Rain

22°C

72°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 20 G 31 km/h
Barometer 1011.3 mb (29.88 in)
Dewpoint 20°C (68°F)
Visibility 13 km
Last update 22 Sep 6:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

Flash Flood Watch until September 23, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until September 23, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 10am. High near 23. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 10pm. Low around 13. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 12 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 11 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 10am. High near 23. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 10pm. Low around 13. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. West wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 12. West wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 11. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 218 m)
6:09 am CDT Sep 22, 2019
7am CDT Sep 22, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2019
 
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