Heavy Mountain Snow across Portions of the Rockies and Intermountain West; Mainly Tranquil Weather for the East

A storm will move across the Intermountain West and Rockies through Tuesday. Heavy snow is forecast for the higher terrain with rain for lower elevations. Meanwhile, large area of high pressure for the East will keep the weather tranquil with moderating temperatures. Later this week, a more significant storm is possible for the West, especially for northern California. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Oct 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of frost after 4am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of frost before 10am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 53.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Areas of frost before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
2:39 am CDT Oct 19, 2021
5am CDT Oct 19, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 25, 2021
 
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