Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy

25°C

77°F

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 11 km/h
Barometer 1016.0 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (79°F)
Last update 19 Aug 11:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog between 10pm and 11pm. Low around 18. East wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. North wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Southeast wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog between 10pm and 11pm. Low around 18. East wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. North wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. West wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 17.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 218 m)
12:08 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
12pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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