Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 24 Jul 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

Heat Advisory until July 24, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 24, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 97. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 65. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
7:23 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
9am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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