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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NW 9 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 20 Feb 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Cottage Grove WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before midnight, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet between midnight and 1am, then freezing rain likely after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow likely before 1am, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 28. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of snow before 2pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet before midnight, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet between midnight and 1am, then freezing rain likely after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 29. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Friday
A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely before 1am, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow, mixing with rain after 10am, then gradually ending. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Cottage Grove WI
 43.09°N 89.19°W (Elev. 919 ft)
7:24 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
8pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 27, 2018
 
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