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Severe thunderstorms possible for central and southern Plains Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening from central Texas northward to southern Nebraska. Very large hail is the main threat, although damaging winds and a tornado or two cannot be ruled out.
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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.

Mostly Cloudy with Haze

65°F

18°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 6 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    Patchy Fog

    Patchy
    Fog

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Patchy fog before 3pm. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
12:37 pm CDT May 6, 2015
2pm CDT May 6, 2015-6pm CDT May 12, 2015
 
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