Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

A Few Clouds

72°F

22°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
12:11 pm CDT Sep 18, 2021
12pm CDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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