Flooding Lingers Across the Northeast; Fire Weather Concerns Continue Out West

Although the heaviest rainfall has ended, significant flooding continues across parts of New York and Pennsylvania. Heavy rainfall may also lead to localized flash flooding across Central parts of the country. Across the west, dry thunderstorms with locally strong winds could lead to dust storms or new fire starts this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.

    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Cloudy then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Cloudy, with a low around 65. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Scattered showers, mainly before 7pm. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
12:39 am CDT Aug 15, 2018
12am CDT Aug 15, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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