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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then rain after 1am.  Low around 38. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain.  High near 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind around 5 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Rain and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then rain after 1am. Low around 38. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain. High near 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
1:25 pm CDT Mar 24, 2017
2pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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