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Severe weather possible on Tuesday

Strong to severe storms will be possible Tuesday in the southern Plains, with a second area of severe weather forecast in the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are possible, especially across northern Texas into western Oklahoma.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 26 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 72. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
8:37 am CDT May 26, 2015
9am CDT May 26, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2015
 
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