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Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 19 Feb 3:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

Dense Fog Advisory until February 20, 06:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until February 20, 06:00am

    NOW until
    6:00am Tue

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Widespread dense fog. High near 37. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain and
    Dense Fog

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely between 1am and 3am, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Widespread dense fog, mainly before 4am. Low around 35. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain and
    Dense Fog

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then rain likely.  Patchy fog before noon. High near 41. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 41 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of freezing rain between 7pm and 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Widespread dense fog. High near 37. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then rain likely between 1am and 3am, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Widespread dense fog, mainly before 4am. Low around 35. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then rain likely. Patchy fog before noon. High near 41. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain before 7pm, then a slight chance of freezing rain between 7pm and 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow before 11am, then a chance of rain between 11am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
3:25 pm CST Feb 19, 2018
4pm CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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