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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Aug 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 72.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 67. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
1:37 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
2pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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