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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Shallow Fog

58°F

14°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: Widespread fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Widespread fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 67. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
6:08 am CDT Aug 19, 2017
7am CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2017
 
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