Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

73°F

23°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Madison WI
 43.09°N 89.43°W (Elev. 850 ft)
10:08 am CDT May 24, 2016
10am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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