Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Light Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 79. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  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

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 79. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
2:37 pm CDT May 27, 2016
3pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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