Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Mostly Cloudy

42°F

6°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 15 Oct 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 33. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 43. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
2:25 pm CDT Oct 15, 2018
2pm CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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