Heavy Snow for the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

A storm system will bring heavy snow and gusty winds from the northern Rockies to the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. A cold front in the East will bring scattered showers and storms with cool temperatures for the Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

36°F

2°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1026.1 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 23 Oct 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10am and 2pm, then rain showers likely after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 40 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after noon, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow before 10am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 10am and 2pm, then rain showers likely after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Sunday Night
Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all snow after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday
A chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after noon, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
11:38 pm CDT Oct 23, 2020
12am CDT Oct 24, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 29, 2020
 
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