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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

A Few Clouds

66°F

19°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.52 in (999.6 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Feb 4:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Low around 34. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain before 4am, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of snow after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 34. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow likely, possibly mixed with rain before 4am, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 2pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of snow after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow. Low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
4:08 pm CST Feb 22, 2017
5pm CST Feb 22, 2017-6pm CST Mar 1, 2017
 
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