Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain for the South-Central U.S.

Rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding are likely today across the south-central U.S. This trend of repeated storms and precipitation may continue through early to mid week across the region toward the western Gulf Coast increasing the likelihood for more flood potential. Also, elevated fire weather conditions are expected the next couple of days in the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 May 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. East wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
1:39 pm CDT May 16, 2021
3pm CDT May 16, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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