Nestor Bringing Impacts to the Southeast; Strong Cold Front in the West

Post-tropical Storm Nestor will produce heavy rain with the potential for flash flooding, storm surge up to 4 feet, strong winds, and severe thunderstorms over Florida and parts of the Southeast. In the West, a cold front will produce mountain snow and strong winds. Fire weather threats remain critical in portions of southern California, the Great Basin, and High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.70 in (1005.9 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Oct 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  High near 59. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. High near 59. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
2:39 pm CDT Oct 19, 2019
2pm CDT Oct 19, 2019-6pm CDT Oct 25, 2019
 
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