Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Milwaukee, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE)

Lat: 42.96°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 722ft.

A Few Clouds

24°C

76°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1014.3 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index24°C (76°F)
Last update 23 Jul 3:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Milwaukee WI

Heat Advisory July 23, 12:00pm until July 24, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 23 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 20. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 32. Heat index values as high as 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 20. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
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 Jul 23, 2016
4am CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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