Storms in the Plains; Fire Weather Threats in the Southwest and Southeast

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Overcast

59°F

15°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field WI
 43.13°N 89.33°W (Elev. 850 ft)
11:26 am CDT May 15, 2021
1pm CDT May 15, 2021-6pm CDT May 21, 2021
 
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