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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain Fog/Mist

75°F

24°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 21 Jul 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Madison WI

Flash Flood Watch July 21, 04:00pm until July 22, 09:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am.  Low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4am. Low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Madison WI
 43.09°N 89.43°W (Elev. 850 ft)
12:24 pm CDT Jul 21, 2017
3pm CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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