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  • Light Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Sunday

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast for the rest of your Saturday night will be quiet with clouds on the increase. Overnight lows will be in upper-teens for our lakefront communities and Milwaukee temperatures, and mid-teens for our inland areas and Waukesha temperatures.

  • Nice Saturday, messy Sunday

    We've got a split weekend for southeastern Wisconsin and today will be the better day by far. It will be seasonably cool with highs in the low 20s but it will still feel great in the sunshine with very light winds. Cloud cover increases this evening but it will still be quiet overnight with seasonal temperatures in the mid teens.

  • The weekend starts out sunny and ends with sleet, snow and a little ice...

    High pressure briefly moves in after the weak snow event on Friday,and it brings a bit of colder air. Low temperatures under clear skies Friday night will bring temperatures down into the single digits with wind chills to ten below zero. That cold air is associated with high pressure which brings us plenty of sunshine to start the weekend. The next storm system approaches from the Southwest on Sunday and we could see a wintry mix of snow and freezijng rain late Sunday and Sunday night.We start the beginning of next week with a mix of precipitation on Monday morning and then rain and a huge warm up by Tuesday.

  • Snowy Start Finishes Fast

    An Alberta Clipper is sweeping through our region this morning, but with an absence of moisture there won't be any significant snow fall. Most locations will encounter less than an inch, but with timing during the morning commute, there could be some slick spots. A brief reinforcing blast of colder air returns after today's also brief warm up. That cold air is associated with high pressure which brings us plenty of sunshine to start the weekend. The next storm system approaches from the Southwest at the beginning of next week with a mix of precipitation and a huge warm up. Have a great Friday and a terrific weekend!

  • Light snow rolls into southeast Wisconsin on Friday...

    Tonight the main batch of snow rolls into the area. Most of us will see an inch by Friday morrning and it will still be snowing on Friday through about mid-afternoon. Overnight lows will be in mid-teens for our lakefront communities and Milwaukee temperatures, and low-teens for our inland areas and Waukesha temperatures. Most of the one to three inches of snow for southeast Wisconsin will fall between 6am and 3 pm on Friday. Temperatures will warm into the mid-twenties on Friday and then cool down again for Saturday behind another cold front once the Alberta Clipper low pressure system moves through on Friday.

  • More Snow Tonight

    The forecast for Milwaukee, Waukesha and SE Wisconsin is for increasing clouds and chilly conditions with highs mainly in the teens and wind chills in the single digits. Flurries are possible this afternoon and early evening before an Alberta Clipper arrives overnight with 1-2" of snow by morning and lows in the teens.

  • The Main Batch of Snow Moves in Overnight

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast for the rest of your Thursday could have a few lake effect snow showers or flurries for a few of our lakefront communities this afternoon. A little, light accumulation is possible in those areas, but the main batch of snow moves in overnight tonight into Friday. Our highs today will top out in the upper-teens.

  • Thursday will be warmer and Thursday night will have some snow...

    After snow showers early Wednesday night the skies will clear, the winds will pick up and temperatures drop once again to below zero away from the lake. Wind chills will drop to fifteen below zero at times overnight. Thursday will start out with some sunshine but clouds will fill back in and there may be a few lake effect snowshowers late in the afternoon as the winds turn north for awhile. Light snow develops Thursday night and continues at times into Friday, with as much as one to three inches possible across the area. The weekend starts out cold but warms up on Sunday to around thirty and into the mid-thirties and low-forties for early next week.

  • Warming Up

    The forecast for Milwaukee, Waukesha and SE Wisconsin is for clouds, flurries, occasional light snow, and a little warm up with highs in the upper teens and wind chills near 0. Any snow accumulation would be a dusting or less. The snow is from a weak cold front that will reinforce the cold in western Wisconsin and Minnesota overnight with lows of -10 to -20. Lows in SE Wisconsin will be in the single digits and a few areas slightly below zero away from the lake. However, wind chills will remain -5 to -15 overnight in Milwaukee.

  • Climbing out of bone chilling cold

    The bitterly cold air starts to loosen it's grasp on southeast Wisconsin as high temperatures return to the teens today. The winds will not be as strong, so that will greatly improve what it feels like stepping out the door. A very weak disturbance moves through today, bringing us more cloud cover and a few flurries are possible midday as well. The best chance to see a light dusting will be in Walworth, Kenosha and Racine counties today. We still are in the single digits overnight tonight and with a slightly breezy NNW wind, it will feel like zero to -15 degrees.

  • Warmer air rolls back into southeast Wisconsin with a few flurries...

    There will be a few clouds tonight for partly cloudy skies and temperatures drop from zero to about four below zero well inland. There should be partly cloudy skies on Wednesday with the chance for a few flurries at times as the warmer air moves back into southeast Wisconsin. Once the jet steam lifts a bit farther North and our winds at the surface shift more Southerly, we'll see temperatures moderate slightly on Thursday and Friday into the low or midle twenties. There is a chance for some light snow late Thursday and Into earlt Friday with minor accumulations. We see a bigger warm-up moving in on Sunday and early next week.

  • Arctic!

    The coldest temperatures in 2 years have arrived, but the worst of the cold is behind us and temperatures SLOWLY start to warm up. The forecast for Milwaukee, Waukesha and SE Wisconsin is for sunshine and frigid temperatures around 5 degrees, but wind chills -5 to -15 all day. Clouds move in tonight and that will keep lows a little warmer than this morning with 0 at the lake and -5 inland and wind chills of -10 to -20.

  • Coldest Air Is Here!

    The Arctic Express has arrived in a big way. We'll experience the coldest temperatures of the season. With bitter Northwest breezes continuing, wind chills will be as low as 25 degrees below zero early today. With high pressure pushing into the area, the wind will ease up just a bit through the day, still ranging from 10 to 15 miles per hour. Sunshine should fill the sky as a quiet pattern persists. Once the jet steam lifts a bit farther North and our winds at the surface shift more Southerly, we'll see temperatures moderate slightly. Readings will rise back into the low 20s by midweek. That's still 5 to 10 degrees below average for this time of year. Stay safe in this dangerous cold!

  • Coldest air is here

    While we may be used to chilly weather in Wisconsin, every now and then we have to take the cold seriously and this is one of those forecasts. A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for all of southeastern Wisconsin through noon on Tuesday because wind chill values are already -15 to -25 degrees and will stay that way through the rest of the day. Afternoon high temperatures stay in the single digits but it's the 10-20mph wind that is making it feel worse. Overnight lows drop to -4 degrees tonight and the wind stays strong, keeping wind chill values dangerously low, between -15 and -30. When it feels that cold, frostbite can set in within 30 minutes or less so you should limit your time outdoors if you must venture out at all.

  • Blustery & Bitter Blast!

    The jet stream has finally dug a deep trough into our region allowing the Arctic air to come pouring into Southeast Wisconsin. A bitter blast will be the main headline through midweek. The deepest cold air will settle into the area overnight tonight. After a maximum reading today near 7 degrees, low temperatures will plummet to zero or below overnight into early tomorrow morning. Growing winds out of the Northwest will also drive wind chill readings as low as 25 degrees below zero early tomorrow morning. Dry air accompanies the cold leading to plenty of sunshine to start the week. The frigid air remains in tact through midweek with some moderation expected by Thursday. That's also when an increase in moisture could lead to some snow. Stay warm and have a great week!

  • A Very Cold and Blustery Stretch

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast for the rest of your Sunday night will be very cold as well with a few areas inland dipping below zero. Wind chills will range from 0 to -15. Speaking of wind chills, the National Weather Service in Sullivan is going to start a **Wind Chill Advisory for Fond du Lac and Sheboygan Counties starting at 4AM Monday, all the way through Noon on Tuesday.*** Overnight lows will be in the mid-single digits for our lakefront communities and Milwaukee temperatures, and single digits below zero for our inland areas and Waukesha temperatures.

  • Arctic air arrives

    The arctic air has arrived and even though the wind advisory has expired, NW winds will still be pretty nasty at 15-20mph. Those winds will make our dramatic drop in temperatures seem even worse: highs in southeastern Wisconsin will only be in the teens but with the wind it will feel more like single digits below zero. Temperatures float within a few degrees of zero overnight but with the strong breeze it will feel like -5 to -15.

  • Here Comes the Wind and Cold

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast for the rest of your Saturday night has the big change in the temperatures. Not only will the temperatures be quickly falling, but the winds are going to be cranking as well. Some of the gusts will be over 45 MPH which is pretty strong. Because of this, the National Weather Service in Sullivan has issued a Wind Advisory until 3AM for the area. Overnight lows will fall into the low teens for our lakefront communities and Milwaukee temperatures, and mid-single digits for our inland areas and Waukesha temperatures.

  • Last mild day before temps tumble

    This morning will be the best start to any day in the 7 day planner with mild temperatures and a lighter wind. Highs top out in the low 40s in southeast Wisconsin. An arctic cold front swings through this evening, bringing a slight chance of some light drizzle and a few flurries mainly to our northern counties. What everyone will feel however, is the winds increasing throughout the day, really amplified by this evening when a wind advisory goes into effect. We could see wind gusts topping 45 mph overnight tonight, and since the winds switch from the WNW behind the front, temperatures are going to drastically tumble.

  • Two More Mild Days, then The Cold

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast for the rest of your Friday will be mild, but windy. There is some sunshine in plenty of locations and that will help bump our temperatures up into the low-40's.

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