Significant Storm Bringing Widespread Winter Weather and Heavy Rainfall Across the Eastern Half of the Country

A storm system moving into the Eastern parts of the country is bringing heavy snow across the Great Lakes and into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast today. There is also the potential for significant ice accumulations across the northern Mid-Atlantic. To the south, heavy rainfall is producing flash flooding, and river flooding, from the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys to the Deep South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist and Breezy

1°C

34°F

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SE 33 G 48 km/h
Barometer 1007.7 mb (29.74 in)
Dewpoint -1°C (30°F)
Visibility 2.01 km
Wind Chill-6°C (22°F)
Last update 20 Feb 12:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

Winter Weather Advisory until February 20, 03:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 20, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Freezing drizzle, possibly mixed with snow before 2pm, then freezing drizzle between 2pm and 5pm, then areas of drizzle after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 1. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming southwest. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 1 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy drizzle before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around -6. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.

    Patchy
    Drizzle then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -10 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 1am, then freezing rain likely between 1am and 5am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of a centimeter possible.  Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: -2 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all rain after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 3. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 3 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 4am, then snow, possibly mixed with rain.  Low around 1. East wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Wintry Mix

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Freezing drizzle, possibly mixed with snow before 2pm, then freezing drizzle between 2pm and 5pm, then areas of drizzle after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 1. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming southwest. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Patchy drizzle before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around -6. West wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. West wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -10. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 1am, then freezing rain likely between 1am and 5am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.2 of a centimeter possible. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Saturday
Rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain, becoming all rain after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet before 4am, then snow, possibly mixed with rain. Low around 1. East wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west 25 to 30 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Snow likely before 9am, then rain and snow likely between 9am and 3pm, then a slight chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. Breezy.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Snow. High near -2. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 218 m)
12:40 pm CST Feb 20, 2019
1pm CST Feb 20, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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