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A Major Severe Weather Outbreak is Forecast Today and/or Tonight

A severe thunderstorm and tornado outbreak is expected today across north Florida and south Georgia, with the significant severe threat also expected to extend southward into central Florida and northeastward into South Carolina this evening. A few long-track, strong tornadoes will be possible. In the west, more heavy rain and mountain snow will occur into the early part of this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fog/Mist

39°F

4°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.65 in (1004.7 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 22 Jan 11:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy fog before 8pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 8pm.  Low around 32. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy fog before 8pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 8pm. Low around 32. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
Snow likely before 11am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 7pm, then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 22.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
12:24 pm CST Jan 22, 2017
12pm CST Jan 22, 2017-6pm CST Jan 28, 2017
 
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