Winter Storm Wanes in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains; Severe Weather Threat in Central U.S.

The snow and high winds along the Sierra Nevada and the Intermountain West is gradually waning. The threat of wildfires persist in the High Plains. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible in portions of the Southern Great Plains into the Lower/Mid-Mississippi Valley on Monday, in addition to locally heavy rain in the central Gulf Coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fair

35°F

2°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 4 Mar 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  High near 62. North wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 37. North wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind around 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 36 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. High near 62. North wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a chance of showers. Low around 37. North wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. East wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. East wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
3:09 am CST Mar 4, 2024
5am CST Mar 4, 2024-6pm CDT Mar 10, 2024
 
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