Dangerously Excessive Heat and Humidity Continues from the Midwest and Eastward

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through Saturday from the Midwest to the East Coast. The Midwest will get a slight reprieve on Sunday as a cold front moves through the area, while excessive heat continues in the East. In addition, strong to severe storms will bring potential for damaging winds, hail, and heavy rain on Saturday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1007.7 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 20 Jul 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Fitchburg WI

Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 20, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 7pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Fitchburg WI
 42.98°N 89.37°W (Elev. 928 ft)
7:09 am CDT Jul 20, 2019
8am CDT Jul 20, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2019
 
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