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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison Municipal Airport (KMDS)

Lat: 44.02°NLon: 97.09°WElev: 1718ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity

66°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 1:10 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison SD

Severe T-storm Watch until August 21, 07:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 21, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Madison SD
 44°N 97.1°W (Elev. 1667 ft)
11:46 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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