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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Light Rain Fog

1°C

33°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 7 km/h
Barometer 1008.6 mb (29.76 in)
Dewpoint 1°C (33°F)
Visibility 0.40 km
Wind Chill-2°C (28°F)
Last update 20 Feb 3:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

Dense Fog Advisory until February 20, 08:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until February 20, 08:00am

    NOW until
    8:00am Tue

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain.  Widespread dense fog, mainly before 5am. Low around 0. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.

    Rain and
    Dense Fog

    Low: 0 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Rain, mainly before 3pm.  Patchy dense fog. High near 3. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Dense
    Fog

    High: 3 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of freezing rain before 10pm.  Patchy fog before 8pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Freezing Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: -8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -2 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 3pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of snow after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. East wind 10 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 2 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 10pm, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet.  Cloudy, with a low around -2. East wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: -2 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain. Widespread dense fog, mainly before 5am. Low around 0. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm possible.
Tuesday
Rain, mainly before 3pm. Patchy dense fog. High near 3. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of freezing rain before 10pm. Patchy fog before 8pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northwest wind 15 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -2. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -8. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 3pm and 5pm, then a slight chance of snow after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 2. East wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow and freezing rain before 10pm, then freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with sleet. Cloudy, with a low around -2. East wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Friday
A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. Southwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 5.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 4.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -4.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 5. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 268 m)
4:08 am CST Feb 20, 2018
4am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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