Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Fair

15°C

59°F

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 1013.2 mb (29.93 in)
Dewpoint 6°C (42°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 24 May 3:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 22 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 25 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. South wind around 10 km/h.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 218 m)
3:37 am CDT May 24, 2016
4am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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