Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

43°F

6°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed N 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 20 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers likely after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. Windy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 50. Windy, with an east wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
8:09 am CDT May 20, 2019
8am CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 26, 2019
 
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