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Active Weather Pattern in the West and into the Central U.S.

A series of weather systems will bring locally heavy rain, 1 to 3 feet of mountain snow, and strong winds up to 75 mph across the western states. Later this weekend and early next week, a strong low pressure system will spread wintry conditions and strong winds from the Plains into the Upper Midwest. Strengthening winds in the Southern Plains will increase fire weather threats. Warmer in the east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

33°F

1°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 10 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.76 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 19 Jan 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of rain.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 38 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain.  Patchy fog. Low around 36. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain.  High near 41. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 8pm, then a chance of snow after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of freezing rain before 10am, then a chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
Rain. Patchy fog. Low around 36. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain. High near 41. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 7pm and 8pm, then a chance of snow after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
10:08 am CST Jan 19, 2018
11am CST Jan 19, 2018-6pm CST Jan 25, 2018
 
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