Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Sunday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Partly Cloudy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Aug 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
3:38 am CDT Aug 25, 2019
5am CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 31, 2019
 
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