FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast
Monday morning will begin with very mild temperatures. We'll start in the middle to upper 30s with mostly cloudy skies. Skies will become partly sunny and it will be pleasant with highs near 50 degrees. The last time we hit 50 degrees was on December 4th, 2013.
A wave of low pressure will slide through the Midwest on Tuesday, bringing a mix of rain, sleet, and snow to southern Wisconsin. An early morning mix of precipitation will change to rain by mid-morning, before changing back to snow in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 30s. The back side of that system may bring some instability flurries to the area on Wednesday. Wednesday will be much colder with highs in the upper 20s.
Thursday and Friday will be rather quiet with partly sunny skies. Temperatures will reach the upper 30s on Thursday and the middle 40s on Friday.
High temperatures will return to the 30s next weekend with a chance of snow showers on Saturday night.
Partly sunny and pleasant
Wind: W 8-15 MPH
Becoming mostly cloudy with rain or snow showers developing toward daybreak
Wind: NW 5-10 MPH
Mostly cloudy and not as mild with rain showers. Rain may be mixed with snow and sleet early in the day and again in the afternoon.
Wind: N 8-15 MPH
Variable cloudiness and colder with scattered flurries.
Partly sunny and not as cold.
Partly sunny and milder
Partly sunny and a bit cooler; becoming mostly cloudy at night with a chance for snow.
Variably cloudy and a little cooler.
- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Haddie McLean on Mar 10, 2014, 5:05 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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