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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

It will become mostly cloudy and cold overnight with temperatures falling into the lower teens by early Wednesday. Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with a chance for flurries, mainly west of Madison in the afternoon. Highs will be near 30 degrees. The chance for flurries will continue Wednesday night with low temperatures in the middle teens. 

Thanksgiving Day will be quite cold with partly sunny skies and a few flurries. Highs will reach the middle 20s. As milder air arrives later Thursday night into Friday, skies will be mostly cloudy with a period of light snow, sleet, or freezing rain. High temperatures will reach the lower 30s on Friday.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy, breezy, and not as cold with a little drizzle late in the day. High temperatures will be near 40. There will be a chance for flurries Sunday morning, but otherwise it will be variably cloudy, breezy, and colder with highs in the lower 30s. Monday will be partly sunny and cold with highs in the lower 30s.

Milder air will return Tuesday with rain showers developing in the afternoon; highs will reach the lower 40s.

OVERNIGHT:
Becoming mostly cloudy and a little colder.
Low: 12
Wind: Light and Variable

WEDNESDAY:
Mostly cloudy and cold with a chance for flurries, mainly west of Madison in the afternoon.
High: 30
Wind: SE to NE 6-12 MPH

WEDNESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly cloudy with a chance for flurries.
Low: 15
Wind: N/NW 6-12 MPH

THANKSGIVING DAY (THURSDAY):
Partly sunny and colder with a slight chance for flurries.
High: 24
Wind: NW 8-15 MPH

FRIDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and not as cold with a period of light snow, sleet or freezing rain.
Low: 12; temperatures nearly steady/slowly rising through the teens overnight
High: 32

SATURDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and not as cold; a little drizzle is possible late in the day.
Low: 24
High: 39

SUNDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and turning colder with a few flurries possible, mainly in the morning.
Low: 23
High: 30

MONDAY:
Partly sunny and cold.
Low: 14
High: 33

TUESDAY:
Becoming mostly cloudy, windy, and milder with rain showers developing in the afternoon.
Low: 25
High: 42

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on Nov 25, 2014, 8:02 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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