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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Overnight

    Clear

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. High near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 62. North wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 64. East wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
9:23 pm CDT May 27, 2015
12am CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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