Historic Flooding Continues in the Midwest; Upcoming Soaking Rain for Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Historic flooding continues across parts of the central U.S. this week, despite dry weather. Meanwhile, two cold fronts digging into the Eastern half of the U.S. will draw a developing coastal low and surge of Atlantic moisture into eastern North Carolina and the Mid-Atlantic for a soaking rain. This low will track up the Northeastern seaboard Thursday/Friday for locally heavy rain and mtn snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 20 Mar 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 3pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow between 1am and 3am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

    Chance Rain

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 49. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 23. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain and snow between 1am and 3am, then a chance of snow and freezing rain after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 32. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely between midnight and 1am, then a slight chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
9:11 am CDT Mar 20, 2019
10am CDT Mar 20, 2019-6pm CDT Mar 26, 2019
 
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