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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

It will become mostly cloudy overnight with a chance for showers and thunderstorms. Temperatures will fall into the middle 60s by early Friday. 

Friday will be variably cloudy, breezy, warm, and more humid with scattered showers and thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon and at night. High temperatures will be in the lower 80s. A cold front will move through Wisconsin Friday night, and it will turn cooler for the weekend. Showers will end Saturday, with some clearing possible in the afternoon. It will be breezy with high temperatures only reaching the lower to middle 60s. Sunday will be mostly sunny, breezy, and cool with high temperatures in the upper 60s.

High pressure will influence our weather for the first half of next week. Skies will be mostly sunny on Monday and Tuesday. High temperatures will reach the middle 70s Monday, and will be near 80 on Tuesday. Wednesday will be partly sunny and breezy with highs in the middle 80s. 

It will become more humid on Thursday and Friday. A chance for showers and thunderstorms will develop Thursday with highs in the middle 80s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible Friday with highs in the lower 80s. 

OVERNIGHT:
Becoming mostly cloudy and milder with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing.
Low: 64
Wind: S/SE 8-15 MPH

FRIDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, warm, and more humid with scattered showers and thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon.
High: 81
Wind: S/SW 10-20 MPH

FRIDAY NIGHT:
Mostly cloudy, becoming breezy, and turning cooler with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 57
Wind: SW to N 10-20 MPH

SATURDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and cooler with showers ending; some clearing is possible in the afternoon.
High: 64
Wind: N/NE 10-20 MPH

SUNDAY:
Mostly sunny, breezy, and cool.
Low: 42
High: 68

MONDAY:
Mostly sunny and a little milder.
Low: 44
High: 74

TUESDAY:
Mostly sunny and warm.
Low: 50
High: 80

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and continued warm.
Low: 58
High: 84

THURSDAY:
Variable cloudiness, warm, and humid with a chance for showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 64
High: 84

FRIDAY:
Variable cloudiness, warm, and humid with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 65
High: 82

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on May 28, 2015, 9:28 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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