Dangerous Heat Wave from the Midwest to East Coast

A large ridge of high pressure extending from the Central to Eastern U.S. will deliver a dangerous summer heat wave through the weekend. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories already cover the Eastern two-thirds of the country. A number of record highs and overnight warm minimum temperatures are likely. Heat indices will surge past 100 degrees and approach the 110s. Heat Safety! Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.78 in (1007.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 19 Jul 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field WI

Excessive Heat Warning July 19, 10:00am until July 20, 07:00am
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Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 110. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 110. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field WI
 43.13°N 89.33°W (Elev. 850 ft)
8:09 am CDT Jul 19, 2019
9am CDT Jul 19, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2019
 
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