Today’s Milwaukee Wisconsin weather outlook, reported at 5:16 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Today, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Then later, Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Temperature falling to near 50 by 9pm, then rising to around 65 during the remainder of the night. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Saturday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Then later, Saturday Night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Sunrise today will be at 5:20 am and the sun will set at 8:17 pm.
There are 2 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.
Flood Watch. Periods of Heavy Rainfall Expected Tonight. Flash flood watch in effect from this evening through saturday morning. The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a. Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Wisconsin and southeast Wisconsin, including the following areas, in south central Wisconsin, Dane, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, and Rock. In southeast Wisconsin, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha. From this evening through Saturday morning. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to impact portions of southernmost Wisconsin tonight. These storms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour, primarily south of a line from Mineral Point to Madison to Port Washington. Runoff from this heavy rainfall may result in areas of flash flooding, along with additional rises on area rivers. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin and southeast Wisconsin. Day one. Today and Tonight. Scattered thunderstorms are expected across southern Wisconsin this morning. Periods of thunderstorms will roll through the area again from late afternoon through the overnight hours. Severe thunderstorms are possible with large hail, damaging winds and a tornado all valid threats. Heavy rain is expected at times and a Flash Flood Watch is in effect. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Thunderstorms are likely on Monday and they could be strong. There is a chance for thunderstorms again Tuesday through Wednesday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed on this afternoon and evening. Rainfall and flooding reports are appreciated at any time during the periods of heavier rainfall through the weekend into mid week.
Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.
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