Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rainfall Potential for the Plains; Record Temperatures for the Great Lakes and Northeast

Severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall potential are in the forecast through Tuesday across portions of the Plains. Meanwhile, record warmth for the Great Lakes and Northeast are expected through Tuesday. For the Intermountain West, below normal temperatures, occasional showers and some higher elevation snow into the Rockies could impact travel through the middle of the week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.7 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 2 Oct 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind around 15 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
12:25 pm CDT Oct 2, 2023
1pm CDT Oct 2, 2023-6pm CDT Oct 8, 2023
 
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