FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast
Dense fog will persist this morning with a Dense Fog Advisory in effect until Noon today. Areas of drizzle are possible as well. Temperatures will be mild, climbing from the 30s this morning to near 50 this afternoon. Scattered light rain showers are expected this afternoon. A cold front will move through this evening, causing temperatures to crash quickly. Temperatures may drop 20 degrees in a very short amount of time as the front comes through southern Wisconsin. Overnight lows tonight will fall to the lower 20s with a few flurries possible.
Behind the front, we'll see more clouds than sunshine on Thursday with breezy winds and highs in the middle 20s. Friday and Saturday will be mainly quiet with mostly to partly sunny skies. Highs will reach the middle to upper teens, but wind chills will reach the single digits to the teens below zero at times.
A winter storm will move into Wisconsin on Sunday. Skies will become mostly cloudy with light snow developing, mainly late in the day or at night. Some snow accumulation is possible Sunday night. High temperatures Sunday will reach the middle 20s.
Another blast of cold air will arrive by Monday of next week. With fresh snow on the ground, very cold weather is likely. Any flurries will diminish Monday morning with skies becoming partly sunny. Winds will be breezy, and temperatures will fall from early day highs in the upper teens. By Tuesday, highs will only reach the single digits and wind chills will be as cold as -30.
***Winter Weather Advisory until 9 AM for Juneau and Adams counties***
***Dense Fog Advisory until Noon***
Mostly cloudy and very mild with fog, areas of drizzle and scattered rain light showers.
Wind: SE 8-15 MPH
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and turning much colder with light rain showers changing to light snow and flurries.
Wind: W/NW 10-20 MPH
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and much colder.
Wind: W/NW 10-20 MPH
Partly sunny, breezy, and very cold.
Low: 7; Wind Chills: 0 to -10 early
Mostly sunny and continued very cold.
Low: 0; Wind Chills: 0 to -15 early
Increasing cloudiness, breezy, and not as cold with light snow developing late in the day or at night; some accumulation is possible at night.
Mostly cloudy with light snow ending, then becoming partly sunny, windy, and much colder.
High: 18 early; temperatures steady/slowly falling through the teens during the day
Mostly sunny, breezy, and bitterly cold.
Low: -8; Wind Chills: -15 to -30 in the morning
High: 5; Wind Chills: -5 to -20 during the day
- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Haddie McLean on Dec 4, 2013, 4:47 AM
Here are some weather related links for you to surf by.
NOAA Climate Outlook
National Weather Service High/Low temps across the country.
Wisconsin State Climatology Office
Climate information resource for Wisconsin .
Wisconsin Road Conditions
Road conditions for the state of Wisconsin
International Space Station visibility
Naked-Eye Visibility Data for Madison, WI U.S.A.
National Climatic Data Center
(Follow the link to U.S. Local Storm Reports)
Are you looking for information on past severe weather in your area? Follow this link to the National Climatic Data Center to look up storm reports.
Heat Index Chart
The Heat index is the apparent temperature you feel based on the combination of heat and humidity. Summer humidity can make temperatures in the 80s and 90s feel more like 100 degrees or hotter.
Wind Chill Chart
The wind chill is the apparent temperature your skin would feel if exposed to cold and windy conditions. This link will give you a chart to calculate the wind chill. In order to find the wind chill, all you need to know is the air temperature and the wind speed.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/climate/index.php?wfo=mkx (Milwaukee NWS Office)
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/climate/index.php?wfo=arx (LaCrosse NWS Office)
This site has a lot of local climate data for southern Wisconsin from the National Weather Service in Milwaukee.
National Hurricane Center
This page is the home of the National Hurricane Center. It will give updated information on tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, The Gulf of Mexico, and the eastern Pacific Ocean.
Stardate Online Sky Almanac
This is a good basic current astronomy page from the University of Texas. Any time of day mentioned will be current because they are in the central time zone. This page will update on the 1st of each month. The page shows the current month's moon phases, basic planet locations, and significant astronomical events.
Meteor Observing Calendar
This link will give you summaries on meteor showers throughout the year.
With this link, you can convert temperature, air pressure, and wind speeds to different units. For example you can see what 20 degrees Celsius is in Fahrenheit. This page also allows you to calculate heat index, wind chill, and relative humidity.
Current Snow Reporting + ski report...
Click here for the latest ski conditions in Wisconsin and the Midwest.
"The real scoop on the snow"
If you're traveling around the country or around the world, get the latest ski conditions here.
Check here often to get updated seven day weather forecasts for Madison and central Wisconsin.
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