Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into the Mid-Atlantic; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy rainfall will continue through midweek from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to critical fire weather threat continues across the Central Great Basin and the Central Rockies; and there is an elevated fire risk from southwestern Oregon to northern California. Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fog/Mist

11°C

51°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1018.6 mb (30.08 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (51°F)
Visibility 6 km
Last update 24 Sep 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field WI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 23 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northwest wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 8 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 6. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 6 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 6 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northwest wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 6. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. West wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 15.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field WI
 43.13°N 89.33°W (Elev. 259 m)
4:24 am CDT Sep 24, 2018
5am CDT Sep 24, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 30, 2018
 
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