Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

42°F

6°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 20 Oct 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog before 2am. Low around 39. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 41. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  High near 67. East wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 43 by 5pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

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

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog before 2am. Low around 39. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 41. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. High near 67. East wind around 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 43 by 5pm. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
8:40 pm CDT Oct 20, 2020
9pm CDT Oct 20, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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