Heavy Rain and Snowmelt Threatens Flooding in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic; Strong Cold Front Presses Across the Northwest

A southern storm system will bring heavy to excessive rain from the Southeast to the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday with a secondary heavy rain threat area from the Lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley. Out West, a strong cold front will continue rain, mountain snow and gusty winds into Saturday morning. Another front will bring more unsettled weather to the region by Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

A Few Clouds

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.6 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 15 Dec 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain showers before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 10pm and 3am, then a chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
5:38 am CST Dec 15, 2018
7am CST Dec 15, 2018-6pm CST Dec 21, 2018
 
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