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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

Quiet weather is expected this week.  Today will be mostly sunny and pleasant. Highs will reach the lower 60s.  Quiet and cool again tonight with mostly clear skies and lows in the middle 30s.  Tuesday will be mostly sunny and pleasant once again. Highs will reach the middle 60s. A weak wave of low pressure will move in from the west Tuesday night through Wednesday, but it won't impact our weather too much. Wednesday will be mostly sunny with highs in the middle to upper 60s. Thursday will be mostly sunny with highs in the middle 60s. Friday looks rather pleasant with partly sunny skies and highs in the lower 70s. A weather system will bring a chance for some showers and thunderstorms to southern Wisconsin late Friday afternoon or Friday night. 

The weekend will remain quite mild. Partly sunny skies are expected Saturday with highs in the lower 70s. There will be more clouds than sunshine Sunday with showers and thunderstorms developing, mainly in the afternoon. Sunday will be breezy and very mild with highs in the middle 70s. 

TODAY:
Mostly sunny and pleasant
High: 61
Wind: N 8-15 MPH

TONIGHT:
Mostly clear and continued cold
Low: 36
Wind: Light and Variable

TUESDAY:
Mostly sunny and continued pleasant
High: 65
Wind: NE 6-12 MPH

WEDNESDAY:
Mostly sunny and mild
Low: 40
High: 67

THURSDAY:
Mostly sunny and continued mild
Low: 40
High: 66

FRIDAY:
Partly sunny and very mild; chance for showers and thunderstorms late in the day or at night
Low: 42
High: 71

SATURDAY:
Partly sunny and continued very mild
Low: 50
High: 73

SUNDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and very mild with scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon
Low: 54
High: 74

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Haddie McLean on Apr 27, 2015, 4:01 AM

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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