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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

The weekend weather continues to look spectacular with mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions Saturday with highs in the mid 60s and partly sunny skies on Sunday with highs remaining in the mid 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, breezy southerly winds, 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. Tuesday 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. Any lingering showers should end Tuesday evening.

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 for rain and possible snow showers. Highs will only reach the mid 40s.  

SATURDAY:
Mostly sunny and mild.
High: 66
Wind: NW 8-15 MPH

SATURDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear and seasonably cool.
Low: 40
Wind: Light NW

SUNDAY:
Partly sunny, becoming breezy and continued mild (showers developing overnight).
High: 66
Wind: SE 8-15 MPH

MONDAY:
Variably cloudy, breezy and very mild with showers ending early, then redeveloping late in the day or overnight.
Low: 53
High: 70

TUESDAY:
Mostly cloudy, windy and cooler with scattered showers, mainly early.
Low: 53
High: 59; temperatures slowly falling in the afternoon

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny and seasonably cool.
Low: 35
High: 53

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

FRIDAY:
Variably cloudy, breezy and chilly with a slight chance of rain/snow showers.
Low: 29
High: 45

SATURDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy and not as cold.
Low: 26
High: 53

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Bob Lesh on Oct 24, 2014, 10:45 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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