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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 1.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 21 Jan 7:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Patchy dense fog. Low around 35. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then rain likely.  Areas of fog before noon. High near 44. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    High: 44 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely before 10pm, then rain and snow likely between 10pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain. Patchy dense fog. Low around 35. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then rain likely. Areas of fog before noon. High near 44. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely before 10pm, then rain and snow likely between 10pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 27. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
6:24 pm CST Jan 21, 2018
8pm CST Jan 21, 2018-6pm CST Jan 28, 2018
 
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