After a quick punch of reality Monday, southeastern Wisconsin will return to the incredibly mild March weather we've seen this year. Temperatures jump up 20-25 degrees into the mid-60s today as a warm front moves through. It will be windy with southerly winds at 15-20mph, gusting over 30mph at times. A cold front follows quickly behind and will spark off a chance for showers and thunderstorms mainly after 2pm. Rain comes to an end tonight and skies will start to clear. Temperatures will be mild, in the 40s under a breezy SW wind.
Wednesday will still be a bit windy but under mostly sunny skies, it won't feel too bad as temperatures stay near 60°. As the winds calm on Wednesday, temperatures will drop into the 30s. Some inland locations could even see areas of patchy frost overnight, so it's still not time to plant those annuals.
Thursday will be another slip back into normal March weather with seasonable temperatures in the upper 40s before warmer air moves in for Friday. The best chance for rain comes late Thursday night and into early Saturday morning, after that, the weekend looks great.
HERE'S YOUR LATEST STORM TEAM WEATHER FORECAST FOR MILWAUKEE AND SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN BY JESSE RITKA
TODAY: Mostly cloudy, warmer and windy with a chance
for afternoon showers/T'storms.
Wind: S 15-20 mph, Gusting to 30mph.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy and breezy with rain/T'storm chances diminishing, then clearing.
Wind: SW 10-15 mph.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy, windy and mild.
Wind: WNW 10-20 mph.
WED NIGHT: Partly cloudy and mild.
Wind: N 5-15 mph.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy and cooler.
High: 48. (Average high: 47°)
Wind: NE 5-10 mph.