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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.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  High near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Low around 66. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. High near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
5:37 am CDT Aug 20, 2017
9am CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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