FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

The overnight will be partly cloudy and a little milder. Temperatures will fall to the lower 30s by early Wednesday morning. As a low pressure system and a cold front approach Wisconsin on Wednesday, cloud cover will increase. Wednesday will be breezy and milder with high temperatures in the middle 40s. Fog will develop in the afternoon, and a chance for rain showers will develop late in the day. Areas of fog, drizzle, and rain showers will continue Wednesday night.  

Thanksgiving Day will be mostly cloudy, breezy, and mild with areas of fog and rain showers. High temperatures will reach the upper 40s. As temperatures become colder Thursday night, rain may mix with snow late. Rain and snow showers will come to an end early Friday morning. The rest of Friday will become partly sunny and windy with temperatures falling through the 30s.   

Milder temperatures are in the forecast for the weekend. Saturday will be partly sunny with highs in the lower 40s. A weather system will pass across Illinois on Sunday, bringing a slight chance for rain showers to southern Wisconsin. Otherwise, skies will be variably cloudy with highs in the lower 40s.

Monday will be mild with a chance for rain showers. Highs will reach the lower 40s. As temperatures become colder Monday night, rain may mix with snow at times. Snow showers will continue Tuesday, and may be mixed with rain at times. Highs on Tuesday will reach the middle to upper 30s. 

Partly cloudy and a little milder.
Low: 31
Wind: S/SE 8-15 MPH

Increasing cloudiness, breezy, and milder with fog developing in the afternoon; a chance for rain showers late in the day.
High: 46
Wind: S 10-20 MPH

Mostly cloudy and mild with fog, drizzle, and scattered showers.
Low: 44
Wind: S 8-15 MPH

Mostly cloudy, breezy, and mild with fog and occasional rain showers (rain mixing with snow overnight). 
High: 47
Wind: S 10-20 MPH to NE in the afternoon

Mostly cloudy, windy, and colder with rain and snow showers ending early, then becoming partly sunny.
Low: 35
High: 36; temperatures steady/slowly falling through the 30s

Partly sunny and pleasant.
Low: 22
High: 41

Variable cloudiness and mild with a slight chance for rain showers.
Low: 27
High: 42

Mostly cloudy and mild with a chance for rain showers (rain showers possibly mixing at snow at night).
Low: 34
High: 41

Mostly cloudy, breezy, and a little colder with snow showers, possibly mixed at times with rain.
Low: 31
High: 37

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on Nov 24, 2015, 9:28 PM

Weather Links

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.

Wisconsin Climatology

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.

Weather Calculators

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.


Karin Swanson
Karin Swanson
FOX 47 Meteorologist

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