FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast
Showers will continue overnight as an area of low pressure heads to the northeast and a cold front drops across the region. Low temperatures will fall into the upper 40s.
The showers will come to an end on Thursday morning, and skies should become partly sunny by afternoon. It will be windy and much cooler with highs in the low 60s. On Thursday night, with clear skies and light winds, temperatures will fall to the upper 30s, possibly cold enough for patchy frost to form. We'll see plenty of sunshine on Friday, but temperatures will continue on the cool side with highs in the upper 60s.
Memorial Day weekend will start out quietly with partly sunny skies on Saturday and highs in the upper 60s. Slight shower and thunderstorms chances will be with us on Sunday and Memorial Day. Highs will be near 70 on Sunday, and in the lower 70s on Memorial Day. Temperatures will be on the rise after the holiday, reaching the upper 70s on Tuesday and 80s by Wednesday.
Mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers.
Wind: NE 10-20 MPH
Mostly cloudy, windy, and cool with showers ending early, then becoming partly sunny by afternoon.
Wind: NE 15-25 MPH
Mostly clear and chilly with patchy frost possible.
Wind: NE 5-10 MPH
Mostly sunny and pleasant.
Wind: E 6-12 MPH
Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers early in the morning, mainly to the west.
Partly sunny with a slight chance of isolated showers, mainly to the west.
MEMORIAL DAY (MONDAY):
Partly sunny and breezy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Partly sunny and breezy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Variably cloudy, windy, and warmer with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on May 22, 2013, 9:43 PM
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.
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