Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jul 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Madison WI
 43.09°N 89.43°W (Elev. 850 ft)
6:23 am CDT Jul 28, 2016
8am CDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2016
 
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