Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas.
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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.

Light Rain

67°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  High near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
3:08 am CDT May 31, 2016
3am CDT May 31, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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