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  • Seasonably Cool and not as windy

    Plenty of sunshine today with lighter winds compared to the first half of the week. It will be a seasonably cool day with highs close to 50° in many locations inland. Clear skies and light winds tonight will allow temperatures to drop below freezing in many spots in southeastern Wisconsin so it will be a frosty night, cover sensitive plants.

  • More Sunshine and a bit Warmer

    After a downturn in temperatures on Tuesday, we'll see a slow return to a bit more typical readings today. Abundant sunshine will help boost our temperatures closer to 50 degrees. High pressure will continue to bring the dry stretch of weather right through tomorrow with a return of more blue skies, though a band of lake clouds could move inland for a time today. As our winds switch to the Southwest by the end of the week, temperatures will rise well above average in time for the weekend. That will also lead to more moisture and the likelihood for rain and even some storms. Have a great Wednesday!

  • Sunny but still a bit cool on Wednesday in Milwaukee...

    Tonight will still be a bit breezy early with clouds decreasing and a bit of patchy frost, especially away from Lake Michigan. Overnight lows range from 28 degrees well inland to 33 degrees at the lakeshore. There should be plenty of sunshine on Wednesday but temperatures will continue to be seasonably cool with high temperatures in the upper-forties and low-fifties across southeast Wisconsin. The big high pressure system causing the cool air is sliding east and that means southerly winds will return to bring a warm-up that starts on Thursday and continues into the weekend. Rain will also return but not until late Friday and the weekend, also.

  • Brisk Tuesday, a Little Better Tomorrow

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast the rest of your Tuesday looks quiet and cooler, but still windy. Since there's still no rain out there, hold off on the burning with that wind. Highs will top out in the mid- to upper-40's.

  • Cooler with a Mix of Sun and Clouds

  • Tuesday will be the coldest day of the week...

    Tonight will be windy with some frost, especially away from Lake Michigan and a hard freeze likely well west of Waukesha. Freeze warnings have been posted for Dodge, Jefferson and Walworth Counties for tonight. Overnight lows will bottom out in the low-30's for our lakefront communities and Milwaukee temperatures and upper-twenties to near 30 for our inland areas and Waukesha temperatures. Skies will remain clear to partly cloudy and that will also be the rule for Tuesday. Look for breezy conditions but colder air on Tuesday with a high temperature of forty-eight degrees. Sunshine and seasonal temperatures return for Wednesday and Thursday.

  • More Wind

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast the rest of your Monday looks dry, but windy with highs in the near 60 in a few spots. Skies will be mostly sunny. Again, hold off on the burning if you have to do it.

  • Sunny and Windy Start

    An upper level low over Southeast Canada combined with surface high pressure to our Northwest will lead to very strong winds once again. Breezes could gust to 35 mph to start the work week with temperatures topping out in the mid 50s by midday before sliding by the evening. With that surface high pressure building in, we'll see plenty of sunshine today and blue skies with dry conditions through at least the first half of the week.

  • The Wind Continues

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast the rest of your Saturday night has a few stray sprinkles out there. Of course, a few stray sprinkles wouldn't ruin your night. It's still going to be windy out there at times with partly to mostly cloudy skies. A few spots have recorded wind gusts close to 50 MPH. This is because any precipitation falling out of the clouds is evaporating and cooling, bringing down some of the strong winds from a few thousand feet up. Lows will bottom out around 40.

  • Pleasant but breezy Easter... Red Flag Warning this afternoon

    It will be a beautiful day in southeast Wisconsin with plenty of sun and highs near 60°. There is a slight chance for a sprinkle but most of us stay dry on this Easter Sunday though it will be windy. Winds from the west sustained at 10-20mph, gusting to 30mph, in addition to very dry air will lead to potentially dangerous fire weather conditions. A Red Flag Warning has been issued from 1pm-8pm for all of southeast Wisconsin, you are advised to not burn brush or start bonfires today as they could quickly get out of hand with the dry and windy conditions.

  • Stray Showers Tonight, Wind Sunday

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast the rest of your Saturday night has a few stray showers and sprinkles out there. This will not last all night if you see it at all. Skies actually clear out overnight going into Sunday morning. Lows will be around 40.

  • A nice holiday weekend

    The holiday weekend forecast for southeast Wisconsin looks to be a pretty good one with plenty of sunshine in it. Temperatures will be warmer: 62° in Milwaukee and 64° in Waukesha and inland though it will be in the upper 50s right at the lakefront. Cloud cover increases this afternoon as a cold front will move through between 8pm and midnight, bringing a chance for a few light showers during those hours.

  • A mild holiday weekend ahead for Milwaukee with sunshine on Easter Sunday...

    Tonight will be mostly clear and dry. We could see a little more patchy frost just away from Lake Michigan as temperatures drop into the mid-thirties lakeside to lower-thirties well inland. Saturday is day one of the holiday weekend and it will be warmer with a high temperature in Milwaukee of about 62 degrees. There is a small chance for a few showers on saturday night as a weak cold front passes through southeast Wisconsin. Easter Sunday will be sunny and windy with a high temperature of around sixty-one degrees.

  • Sun Friday with Less Wind

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast for your Friday will be mostly sunny and quiet. Opening Day at Miller Park looks mostly sunny and dry. Miller Park's temperatures for tailgating: 46-51; gametime: 51; and after the Game: 48. If you live inland, you'll top out in the upper-50's.

  • Opening Day weather is looking sunny and dry, but not very warm...

    We have a Freeze Warning going into effect overnight, so if you have sensitive plants you don't want damaged, cover them up. Clear skies and an almost full moon tonight will keep temperatures below freezing inland and right around thrity-three degrees at the lakeshore. Opening Day Friday will have plenty of sunshine and seasonal temperatures on light easterly winds. High temperatures will be in the upper-forties at the lakeshore to the middle fifties well inland.Clear skies again Friday night will allow patchy frost to form inland again and then southerly winds this weekend will warm us to near sixty degrees both Saturday and Easter Sunday.

  • Breezy and Cooler by Lake Michigan

    The southeast Wisconsin, Waukesha and Milwaukee forecast for your Thursday will be breezy, but quiet. Again, we're not going to get very warm thanks to the persistent breeze off of Lake Michigan. Skies will become mostly sunny if you're not already with highs will top out in the upper-40's for our lakefront communities and Milwaukee temperatures, but mid-50's for Waukesha's temperatures and areas inland.

  • Back to Normal

    The forecast for Milwaukee, Waukesha and SE Wisconsin is for lots of sunshine and back to normal temperatures for the rest of the week with an easterly breeze. High pressure to our north will keep us quiet until the next storm system brings rain Saturday evening and night. It should be out of here by Sunday morning.

  • Dry and sunny streak starts

    An area of high pressure will be in charge of our weather pattern for the next several days, meaning plenty of sunshine but cool temperatures by the lake. Winds will be breezy from the NE today, keeping temperatures in the upper 40s right at the lake, 52° in Milwaukee and 56° in Waukesha and inland. This high pressure will keep us dry overnight but also keep the skies clear overnight. This means we could see some areas of patchy frost, especially inland where lows will drop to 32° by Thursday morning.

  • Sunshine for Wednesday but cool temperatures near Lake Michigan...

    Cloud cover decreases tonight with clear to partly cloudy skies as high pressure builds in, bringing winds from the north to northeast off Lake Michigan. The east to northeast winds will continue for much of this week. On Wednesday expect sunny to partly cloudy skies ad very dry air. On Wednesday night you may want to cover sensitive plants once again as clear skies and cool air allows temperatures to fall to near the freezing point away from the lake. Sunny and cool again for Thursday and then partly cloudy and seasonal for Opening Day Friday.

  • Mild April day with a slight chance for afternoon showers

    A warm front passes to our south, so we will miss out on the heat in southeast Wisconsin today but temperatures will be above average for April. Expect partly cloudy skies and a slight chance for a few afternoon pop-up showers and thunderstorms, not everyone will see rain. Highs at the lake will be in the upper 50s while temperatures inland and further south will be in the mid-60s. Cloud cover decreases tonight as high pressure builds in, bringing winds from the NNE.

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