Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

Racine, Batten International Airport (KRAC)

Lat: 42.76°NLon: 87.82°WElev: 673ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 28 Jul 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Racine, Batten International Airport WI

Severe T-storm Watch until July 29, 02:00am
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until July 29, 02:00am

    NOW until
    2:00am Thu

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 64. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 64. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Racine, Batten International Airport WI
 42.76°N 87.82°W (Elev. 650 ft)
7:26 pm CDT Jul 28, 2021
7pm CDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 4, 2021
 
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