Arctic Cold Front to Bring Areas of Heavy Snow and Much Below Normal Temperatures to the Central U.S.

A strong cold front will sag south across the central U.S. today through this weekend with heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies into the central Plains, Great Lakes, and eventually the Northeast. Much below normal temperatures will spread across much of the northwest and north-central U.S. this weekend into next week. Heavy rain near the Gulf may bring flooding in the South. Read More >

7-Day Forecast 43.07°N 89.4°W (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Madison WI
Issued by: National Weather Service Milwaukee, WI
Last Update: 8:55 am CST Jan 27, 2023
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  • Today

    Today: Snow likely before 4pm, then a chance of flurries between 4pm and 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely


    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy


    Low: 13 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 9am.  High near 20. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight.  Low around 10. Wind chill values between zero and 5. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Snow then
    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy


    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy


    Low: 3 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cold


    High: 9 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy


    Low: -7 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Mostly Sunny


    High: 13 °F



  • Today: Snow likely before 4pm, then a chance of flurries between 4pm and 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Saturday: Snow, mainly after 9am. High near 20. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Saturday Night: Snow, mainly before midnight. Low around 10. Wind chill values between zero and 5. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 3. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Monday: Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 9. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3.

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 16.



    Madison WI
     43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)

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