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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 Drought Monitor

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.

FGUS73 KMKX 050149
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

...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