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Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

23°F

-5°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1004.7 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill11°F (-12°C)
Last update 13 Dec 6:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Cloudy and
    Blustery then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Scattered flurries after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of flurries after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 28 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 16. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Scattered flurries after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow before midnight, then a slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of flurries after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
5:23 pm CST Dec 13, 2017
7pm CST Dec 13, 2017-6pm CST Dec 20, 2017
 
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