Storm Team 4

Record highs, then zero degrees, both this week

CREATED Jan 28, 2013

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  • The forecast for Milwaukee, Waukesha and SE Wisconsin is for a dreary Monday thanks to clouds and patchy areas of fog and drizzle. Despite the gray sky, it will be mild with highs near 40.

  • Lows tonight only drop into the mid 30s by midnight and then start to rise into the mid to upper 40s by morning due to a warm front. Expect fog overnight with scattered showers and even a few thunderstorms.

  • The chance for rain and thunderstorms continues on Tuesday with very warm weather in the upper 50s. The record for tomorrow is 56 from 1914 and we should break that in MIlwaukee. Racine and Kenosha will hit 60!

  • The cold front will arrives after midnight Tuesday night and rain showers will mix with snow as temperatures drop to 30. Temperatures drop all day Wednesday with a gusty NW wind up to 30 mph. Wind chills will be near the single digits all day with very light snow with less than an inch of accumulation.

  • Arctic air returns Thursday with highs in the teens after lows in the single digits and wind chills of -10 to -20. Friday's low will be 0 in Milwaukee and below zero inland with highs around 10. The weekend warms up into the 20s with flurries on Saturday and near 30 on Sunday with lots of sun.

MILWAUKEE - The forecast for Milwaukee, Waukesha and SE Wisconsin is for a dreary Monday thanks to clouds and patchy areas of fog and drizzle. 

Despite the gray sky, it will be mild with highs near 40. 

Lows tonight only drop into the mid 30s by midnight and then start to rise into the mid to upper 40s by morning due to a warm front. 

Expect fog overnight with scattered showers and even a few thunderstorms.

The chance for rain and thunderstorms continues on Tuesday with very warm weather in the upper 50s. 

The record for tomorrow is 56 from 1914 and we should break that in MIlwaukee. 

Racine and Kenosha will hit 60! 

The cold front will arrives after midnight Tuesday night and rain showers will mix with snow as temperatures drop to 30.

Temperatures drop all day Wednesday with a gusty NW wind up to 30 mph. 

Wind chills will be near the single digits all day with very light snow with less than an inch of accumulation. 

Arctic air returns Thursday with highs in the teens after lows in the single digits and wind chills of -10 to -20. 

Friday's low will be 0 in Milwaukee and below zero inland with highs around 10.

The weekend warms up into the 20s with flurries on Saturday and near 30 on Sunday with lots of sun.

Monday's Storm Team 4Cast from Brian Gotter

Today:
Dreary and mild with areas fog and drizzle   
High:  41
Wind: WSW 5-10 mph

Tonight: Cloudy, foogy and mild with showers and t'showers developing
Low:  36 and rising into upper 40s by morning
Wind: SE/SW 5-10 mph

Tuesday:
Cloudy and warm with scattered showers and t'storms
Record warmth...record 56 from 1914
High:  58
Wind: WSW 10-15 mph

Tuesday night: Cloudy, breezy and turning colder with rain eventually mixing with snow late
Low:   30
Wind: NW 10-15 mph

Wednesday: Cloudy, windy and much colder with scattered snow showers...Less than 1" of accumulation
High:  31...Falling all day
Wind: NW 20-30 mph
Wind Chills: Single digits.