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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

30°C

86°F

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed SW 35 G 50 km/h
Barometer 29.74 in (1006.4 mb)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (89°F)
Last update 2 Aug 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 33 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 20 to 30 km/h becoming northwest 10 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. East wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. East wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 33. Windy, with a southwest wind 30 to 35 km/h increasing to 35 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southwest wind 20 to 30 km/h becoming northwest 10 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. East wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. East wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Milwaukee WI
 43.07°N 87.97°W (Elev. 218 m)
10:37 am CDT Aug 2, 2015
11am CDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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