FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast
Tonight will be mostly cloudy and any lingering showers will be ending early. Areas of fog will develop overnight and could become dense in some locations. Temperatures will fall to the lower 40s by early Friday morning. Fog will lift Friday morning and skies will become partly sunny. Temperatures will be milder with highs reaching the middle 60s.
The sunshine will stick around through the weekend, and winds will become a bit stronger on Saturday. Highs will reach the middle 60s Saturday and Sunday.
A low pressure system will make its way through the region late Sunday night through Tuesday. Showers will develop Sunday night as a warm front pushes through the area, but those should end early Monday, leading to a relatively dry, breezy, and mild day with highs near 70. The cold front from this system will then move through Wisconsin Monday night and Tuesday with showers redeveloping. Winds will be stronger on Tuesday with highs in the upper 50s in the morning, before temperatures fall through the 50s in the afternoon.
Quiet weather will return Wednesday with partly sunny skies and highs in the lower 50s. Thursday will become breezy with a slight chance for a shower and highs near 50 degrees. Halloween Friday will be windy and much colder with a chance for rain and snow showers. Highs will only reach 40 degrees.
***DENSE FOG ADVISORY FOR AREAS WEST AND NORTH OF DANE COUNTY FROM 1 AM UNTIL 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING***
Mostly cloudy with showers east of Madison ending early; areas of dense fog developing overnight.
Wind: Light SW
Early fog lifting, otherwise becoming partly sunny and milder.
Wind: S/SW 8-15 MPH
Partly cloudy and mild.
Wind: SW 6-12 MPH to NW late
Partly sunny, breezy, and continued mild.
Wind: NW increasing to 10-20 MPH
Partly sunny and continued mild (becoming mostly cloudy and breezy with a chance for showers at night).
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and mild with scattered showers, mainly early and late in the day.
Mostly cloudy, windy, and cooler with occasional showers.
High: 59; temperatures steady/slowly falling through the 50s in the afternoon
Partly sunny and seasonably cool.
Variable cloudiness, becoming breezy, and cool with a slight chance for a shower.
Variable cloudiness, windy, and colder with a chance for rain and snow showers.
A DENSE FOG ADVISORY has been issued from 1 AM until 10 AM Friday morning for eastern and northeastern Iowa, northwestern Illinois, and west-central, southwestern, east-central, and part of south-central Wisconsin. In Illinois, this includes the counties of JO DAVIESS and STEPHENSON. In Iowa, this includes the counties of ALLAMAKEE, CLAYTON, DELAWARE, and DUBUQUE. In Wisconsin, this includes the counties of MONROE, JUNEAU, ADAMS, MARQUETTE, GREEN LAKE, VERNON, SAUK, COLUMBIA, RICHLAND, CRAWFORD, IOWA, GRANT, and LAFAYETTE (this includes the La Crosse metropolitan area).
- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on Oct 23, 2014, 3:48 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.
Check here often to get updated seven day weather forecasts for Madison and central Wisconsin.
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