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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

High pressure remains in control on Sunday with skies becoming partly sunny and highs in the lower to middle 60s.  

A low pressure system will make its way through the region beginning Sunday night and lasting through Tuesday. Showers will develop Sunday night as a warm front pushes through the area, but those should end early Monday, leading to variably cloudy skies, just a chance of isolated showers, and a mild day with high temperatures near 70. The cold front from this system will then move through Wisconsin Monday night and early Tuesday with occasional showers. Showers will end early Tuesday and conditions will be windy and turning cooler with high temperatures reaching the upper 50s in the morning, before temperatures fall through the 50s in the afternoon.

Quiet weather will return on Wednesday with partly sunny skies and high temperatures in the lower 50s. Thursday will be variably cloudy and cool with a slight chance for a shower and high temperatures in the lower 50s again.

Halloween Friday will be variably cloudy, breezy and chilly with a chance of flurries in the morning. Highs will only be near 40.  High pressure returns over the weekend with mostly sunny skies and highs near 50 Saturday and into the mid to upper 50s Sunday.

SUNDAY:

Becoming partly sunny and mild.

High: 64
Wind: SE 8-15 MPH

SUNDAY NIGHT:
Mostly cloudy, breezy and mild with scattered showers.
Low: 53
Wind: SE 10-20 MPH

MONDAY:
Variably cloudy and mild with isolated showers, especially early and again overnight.
High: 70
Wind: S 6-12 MPH

TUESDAY:
Mostly cloudy and windy with showers ending early.
Low: 48
High: 57; temperatures slowly falling into the lower 50s

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny and seasonably cool.
Low: 33
High: 53

THURSDAY:
Variably cloudy and seasonably cool with a chance of isolated showers.
Low: 35
High: 52

FRIDAY:
Variably cloudy, breezy and cold with a chance of flurries early, then clearing skies in the afternoon.
Low: 29
High: 40

SATURDAY:
Mostly sunny and seasonably cool.
Low: 25
High: 50

SUNDAY:
Mostly sunny, breezy and pleasant.
Low: 35
High: 58

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Bob Lesh on Oct 25, 2014, 10:23 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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