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Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Oct 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. South wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 50. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.09°N 89.4°W (Elev. 850 ft)
5:38 pm CDT Oct 18, 2017
7pm CDT Oct 18, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 25, 2017
 
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