Weather for Madison, Wisconsin
Lat: 43.08N, Lon: 89.38W
Wx Zone: WIZ063 CWA Used: MKX
Wisconsin Drought Monitor
The Wisconsin Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Wisconsin land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
Wisconsin Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
000 FGUS73 KMKX 050149 ESFMKX WIC021-050749- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI 749 PM CST THU FEB 4 2016 (state reason for flood potential-ex. below-modify as needed) Predicted rain for tonight and tomorrow may send the rivers listed below above their flood stages. Below is preliminary river forecast information. River forecasts are normally updated twice a day-in the morning and evening. Seven day river forecasts take into account past precipitation...soil moisture, etc...and predicted future precipitation for the next 48 hours. ...Wisconsin River at Portage... - Maximum (stages in ft.) Latest forecast Flood observed stage in next Location stage stage/time/day 7 days Portage 17.0 14.60 07 PM 02/04 14.50 12 AM 02/05 Below is predicted precipitation information in 6 hour increments for the listed sites. This information is updated twice daily-morning and evening. Precipitation prediction is for 48 hours into the future from September through February and for 24 hours into the future from March through August. Portage: 6 pm-midn Thu Feb 04 0.00 Portage: midn-6 am Thu Feb 04 0.00 Portage: 6 am-noon Thu Feb 04 0.00 Portage: noon-6 pm Thu Feb 04 0.00 Portage: 6 pm-midn Thu Feb 04 0.00 Portage: midn-6 am Fri Feb 05 0.00 Portage: 6 am-noon Fri Feb 05 0.00 Portage: noon-6 pm Fri Feb 05 0.00 $$