More Snow for the North Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West

Low pressure will bring locally heavy snowfall from the Northern Rockies into the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota through Thursday with well below normal temperatures. Farther east, showers and thunderstorms are expected from the Midwest into the Central Plains. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions will prevail in California, the Great Basin, and Southern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed NW 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Oct 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after midnight.  Low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm.  Patchy fog between 9am and 2pm. High near 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog after 3am. Low around 42. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of rain between 8am and 2pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Northwest wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain likely after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain likely before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, mainly after midnight. Low around 39. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Patchy fog between 9am and 2pm. High near 61. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog after 3am. Low around 42. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday
A chance of showers before 8am, then a chance of rain between 8am and 2pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Rain likely after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 43. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain likely before 5am, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow before 1pm, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
2:11 pm CDT Oct 21, 2020
3pm CDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2020
 
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