Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Light Snow

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 03:00pm until January 19, 06:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated snow showers before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow showers.  Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Low around 17. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 20. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 20.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated snow showers before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Snow showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Snow showers. Patchy blowing snow after 2am. Low around 17. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 20. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
M.L.King Day
A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
1:12 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
1pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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