FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

Skies will remain mostly cloudy overnight with areas of fog possible. Temperatures will fall to around 50 degrees by early Tuesday morning. Fog will lift early in the day with skies becoming partly sunny. Tuesday will become milder with highs reaching the upper 60s. 

Wednesday will be quite pleasant. Skies will be partly sunny, and it will be continued mild with highs near 70 degrees.

Thursday will be mostly cloudy and turning breezy. A cold front pushing through the state will bring scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms to southern Wisconsin. Highs temperatures will reach the middle to upper 60s. Friday will become mostly sunny, breezy, and a bit cooler behind the front with highs in the lower 60s. Patchy frost is possible Friday night as lows dip to the upper 30s.

The weekend looks rather quiet with some sunshine expected each day. Skies will be mostly sunny Saturday, and partly sunny Sunday. Highs will reach the middle 60s Saturday and the lower 70s Sunday. Winds will increase on Sunday. Monday will be partly sunny, breezy, and mild with highs remaining in the lower 70s. 

Mostly cloudy with areas of fog forming
Low: 50
Wind: Light and Variable

Mostly cloudy with fog lifting early, then becoming partly sunny and a little milder. 
High: 69
Wind: W/NW 6-12 MPH

Partly cloudy and mild.
Low: 50
Wind: Light NW 

Partly sunny and pleasantly mild. 
High: 71
Wind: Light and Variable 

Mostly cloudy and becoming breezy with scattered showers developing; a thunderstorm is possible.
Low: 53
High: 67

Becoming mostly sunny, breezy, and a little cooler (patchy frost possible at night).
Low: 47
High: 62

Mostly sunny and pleasant.
Low: 39
High: 66

Partly sunny, breezy, and milder.
Low: 50
High: 72

Partly sunny, breezy, and continued mild.
Low: 51
High: 72

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on Oct 5, 2015, 8:41 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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