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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

Skies will become partly cloudy overnight with patchy fog possible. Temperatures will fall into the middle and upper 30s by early Wednesday morning. Wednesday will be partly sunny, turning windy, and very mild with high temperatures climbing to the middle and upper 60s.

A storm system will move through the Midwest from Wednesday night into Thursday. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will develop Wednesday night, and temperatures will remain quite mild, with lows in the lower 50s. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms will come to an end midday Thursday with continued mild temperatures in the lower 60s. Some afternoon clearing may develop.

The cold front associated with this system will move through Thursday night, ushering some much cooler air into the region by Friday. Friday will become mostly cloudy with rain showers in the afternoon. High temperatures will be in the upper 40s.

The weather for Easter weekend will be seasonably cool. Saturday will be partly sunny with highs reaching the middle 50s. Easter Sunday will be mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers. Highs will be near 50 degrees.

The weather will remain active into the next work week. There is a chance for showers Monday with highs reaching the lower 50s. Showers and isolated thunderstorms will become likely Monday night through Tuesday. Tuesday will be windy with highs reaching the upper 50s. 

OVERNIGHT:

Becoming partly cloudy and mild with patchy fog possible.
Low: 37
Wind: Light and Variable

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny, becoming windy, and very mild.
High: 67
Wind: S 15-25 MPH

WEDNESDAY NIGHT:
Becoming mostly cloudy, breezy, and very mild with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms developing toward morning.
Low: 52
Wind: S/SW 10-20 MPH

THURSDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and continued mild with showers and thunderstorms ending; some afternoon clearing is possible.
High: 63
Wind: W/NW 10-20 MPH

FRIDAY:
Becoming mostly cloudy and cooler; scattered showers are possible, mainly in the afternoon.
Low: 35
High: 48

SATURDAY:
Partly sunny and not as cool.
Low: 32
High: 54

EASTER (SUNDAY):
Mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers.
Low: 36
High: 5

MONDAY:
Mostly cloudy and continued breezy with a chance for showers (showers and isolated thunderstorms becoming likely at night).
Low: 36
High: 53

TUESDAY:
Mostly cloudy, windy, and a little milder with showers and isolated thunderstorms likely.
Low: 40
High: 57

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on Mar 31, 2015, 10:06 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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