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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

Skies will be mostly cloudy, and it will be breezy and not as cold with a chance for showers. Low temperatures will fall to the upper 30s by morning.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy, windy, and cool with scattered rain showers gradually ending late in the day. High temperatures will reach the lower 50s.

The storm system will move away from Wisconsin on Saturday night, with skies becoming mostly clear. It will be a little colder with low temperatures dropping to the lower 30s, and patchy frost is possible.

Sunday will be a nicer day, with partly sunny skies and milder high temperatures in the upper 50s.

Next week, skies will be partly sunny and temperatures will gradually become milder. High temperatures on Monday and Tuesday will be in the lower 60s. By Wednesday, high temperatures will reach the middle 60s. Thursday's high temperatures will top out in the upper 60s, and Friday's high temperatures should reach the lower 70s.

Next weekend will be partly sunny and very mild as well. There is a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm on Sunday. High temperatures will be in the lower to  middle 70s.

OVERNIGHT:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and not as cold with a chance for showers.
Low: 39
Wind: E 12-22 MPH

SATURDAY:
Mostly cloudy, windy, and cool with scattered rain showers ending late in the day.
High: 51
Wind: E/NE 15-25 MPH

SATURDAY NIGHT:
Becoming mostly clear and a little colder with patchy frost possible.
Low: 31
Wind: N/NE 6-12 MPH

SUNDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and not as chilly.
High: 58
Wind: N/NE 10-20 MPH

MONDAY:
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Low: 36
High: 61

TUESDAY:
Partly sunny and continued pleasant.
Low: 38
High: 63

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny and mild.
Low: 40
High: 65

THURSDAY:
Partly sunny and continued mild.
Low: 44
High: 68

FRIDAY:
Partly sunny and very mild.
Low: 49
High: 73

SATURDAY:
Partly sunny and continued very mild.
Low: 52
High: 73

SUNDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and very mild with a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 52
High: 74 

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Bob Lesh on Apr 24, 2015, 9:16 PM

Weather Links

Here are some weather related links for you to surf by.

NOAA Climate Outlook

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/climate/
National Weather Service High/Low temps across the country.

Wisconsin State Climatology Office

http://www.aos.wisc.edu/~sco/
Climate information resource for Wisconsin .

Wisconsin Road Conditions

http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/travel/driving-cond.htm
Road conditions for the state of Wisconsin

International Space Station visibility

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/sightings/
Naked-Eye Visibility Data for Madison, WI U.S.A.

National Climatic Data Center

http://lwf.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/severeweather/extremes.html
(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

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/heat/index.shtml
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

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/windchill/index.shtml
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

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
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

http://stardate.org/nightsky/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

http://www.imo.net/calendar/
This link will give you summaries on meteor showers throughout the year.

Weather Calculators

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/er/box/calculate2.html
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...

http://www.recnewsnet.com/reports.html
Click here for the latest ski conditions in Wisconsin and the Midwest.

"The real scoop on the snow"

http://www.realconditions.com/
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.



FOX 47 METEOROLOGIST

Karin Swanson
Karin Swanson
FOX 47 Meteorologist

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