Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fog/Mist

33°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.66 in (1005.4 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 12 Dec 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field WI

Winter Weather Advisory until December 12, 12:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until December 12, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 1pm.  Patchy fog before noon. Patchy freezing fog before noon. High near 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain and snow between 7pm and midnight, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 39. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 1pm. Patchy fog before noon. Patchy freezing fog before noon. High near 34. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 38. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow between 7pm and midnight, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Snow likely before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field WI
 43.13°N 89.33°W (Elev. 850 ft)
7:40 am CST Dec 12, 2018
8am CST Dec 12, 2018-6pm CST Dec 18, 2018
 
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