Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

A strengthening ridge of high pressure will produce much above average temperatures from the Plains to the East Coast, a true summer heat wave. Highs in the 90s and triple digits combined w/ humidity and dewpoints surging into the upper 70s, if not low 80s, will create heat indices as high as 110 to 115 through this weekend. Air quality will likely be poor due to haze and little air circulation.
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Last Update: 506 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019

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Milwaukee, WI Local Forecast Office

10NM NNE Milwaukee WI

Marine Zone Forecast

Today
South wind 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots rising to 15 to 20 knots with gusts to around 25 knots early in the afternoon, then easing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around 20 knots late in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.
Tonight
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Friday
Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots rising to 10 to 15 knots late in the morning, then backing south early in the afternoon becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Friday Night
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots easing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 foot.
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Last Update: 506 AM CDT Thu Jul 18 2019
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