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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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. 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 55. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
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)
4:07 am CDT May 28, 2015
6am CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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