Summer Heat and Flooding Likely Today

Dangerous and intense summer heat is likely in several locations today, from the central Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast and in the Pacific Northwest. Meanwhile, heavy to excessive rainfall from organized areas of rain and thunderstorms are likely going to produce flood issues in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Also, monsoonal showers and storms may result in flooding in the Four Corners. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Light Rain

76°F

24°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 7 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

Flood Watch until August 8, 01:00pm
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until August 8, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Mon

    Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
10:24 am CDT Aug 7, 2022
10am CDT Aug 7, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 13, 2022
 
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