ALERT DAY - Severe storms Saturday afternoon gives way to rainy evening

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) The severe threat is winding down across southern Wisconsin after an active start to the Memorial Day weekend. Several reports of tornadoes, hail, and flooding have been coming in to the NBC15 newsroom Saturday afternoon.

While the storm threat will wind down this evening, it won't be done with for the weekend as daily chances of active weather still remain.

Sunday will likely be the first day this year Madison, and most of the area, hits 80 degrees. It's going to be a warm and muggy day. It's going to be very summer-like. Sunday looks like it's going to be the driest day this holiday weekend. A few showers and storms will be possible, mainly in the afternoon. There will be a better chance of rain Sunday night into Monday.

Memorial Day looks warm, humid and a little stormy. Rain and storms will be likely on Monday. With the warm, humid airmass in place, there will be the potential for a few strong to severe storms. Highs on Monday will be near or just above 80 degrees.