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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

High pressure in control of the region will lead to partly cloudy skies overnight and seasonably cool temperatures. Temperatures will fall into the lower 40s by early Tuesday morning. 

Tuesday will be partly sunny and milder with high temperatures approaching 70 degrees. A period of scattered showers will develop Tuesday night as a cold front slides through the area. Behind the front, Wednesday will be partly sunny, breezy, and cooler with highs in the upper 50s to near near 60 degrees. Skies will become mostly clear Wednesday night with patchy frost possible as temperatures fall into the middle 30s.

Thursday will be partly sunny and milder with high temperatures in the middle 60s. Friday will be partly sunny and pleasant with high temperatures in the middle 70s.

Mild weather is in the forecast for the weekend. Saturday will be variably cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing. Highs will reach the middle 70s. Sunday will be partly sunny with a slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm. Highs will reach the lower 70s. 

Monday will be mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs will reach the lower 70s. 

OVERNIGHT:
Partly cloudy and seasonably cool.
Low: 42
Wind: Light and Variable

TUESDAY:
Partly sunny and milder. 
High: 69
Wind: W/SW 8-15 MPH

TUESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly cloudy with a period of showers, mainly in the evening.
Low: 45
Wind: W to N 8-15 MPH

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and cooler (becoming clear and cold with patchy frost possible at night). 
High: 59
Wind: N 10-20 MPH

THURSDAY:
Partly sunny and a little milder.
Low: 36
High: 65

FRIDAY:
Partly sunny and milder.
Low: 44
High: 76

SATURDAY:
Variable cloudiness and mild with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing.
Low: 58
High: 74

SUNDAY:
Partly sunny and pleasantly mild with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 53
High: 71

MONDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and mild with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 52
High: 72

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on May 2, 2016, 9:31 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.

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FOX 47 METEOROLOGIST

Karin Swanson
Karin Swanson
FOX 47 Meteorologist

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