Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.1 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 15 May 9:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Light northeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Light northeast wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 715 ft)
8:24 pm CDT May 15, 2021
10pm CDT May 15, 2021-6pm CDT May 22, 2021
 
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