Arctic Front Slides Southward; Heavy Rainfall Potential Across the South and for Hawaii

An arctic front will slowly drift southward this weekend. This will focus snow, locally heavy, from the Intermountain West, Rockies, Plains, and Great Lakes and eventually into the Northeast. Dangerously cold wind chills behind this arctic front are forecast for most of the Plains this weekend. Moisture will increase across the Gulf Coast and the State of Hawaii where flooding concerns increase. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Light Snow

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 11°F (-12°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill7°F (-14°C)
Last update 28 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

Winter Weather Advisory until January 29, 03:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until January 29, 03:00am

    NOW until
    3:00am Sun

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Snow.  High near 19. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow before midnight, then snow showers, mainly between midnight and 2am.  Low around 14. Wind chill values between zero and 5. North wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 14 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of flurries before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values between zero and 5. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of flurries after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 3 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 7. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Cold

    High: 7 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -8 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Snow. High near 19. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight
Snow before midnight, then snow showers, mainly between midnight and 2am. Low around 14. Wind chill values between zero and 5. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
A chance of flurries before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17. Wind chill values between zero and 5. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of flurries after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 3. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 7. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -8. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 13. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 19.
Saturday
Cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
2:24 pm CST Jan 28, 2023
3pm CST Jan 28, 2023-6pm CST Feb 4, 2023
 
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