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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

Clouds will increase tonight as lows fall near 50. Easter Sunday will remain mild with high temperatures near 70. A chance for showers will develop on Sunday, but showers and thunderstorms will be more likely by Sunday night.  

Showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue on Monday with highs in the upper 60s. Slightly cooler weather is expected on Tuesday with partly sunny skies and highs in the upper 50s.

A strong spring storm system will develop later next week. Brisk southerly winds will bring in milder weather and more humidity leading to increasing chances for showers and thunderstorms. Wednesday will be partly sunny and pleasant with highs near 60, but showers and thunderstorms will develop late in the day or overnight. Showers and thunderstorms will continue on Thursday with windy conditions and highs in the middle 60s. Occasional showers will stick around for Friday, and it will be breezy and cooler with highs just shy of 60.

For next weekend, Saturday will be partly sunny and cool with highs in the mid 50s. Skies should remain partly sunny on Sunday with highs returning to near 60.

THIS EVENING:
Partly cloudy and pleasant.
Temps: 64 to 58
Wind: SE 8-15 MPH

TONIGHT:
Increasing cloudiness with a slight chance of showers by morning.
Low: 50
Wind: S 8-15 MPH

EASTER SUNDAY:
Variably cloudy and warm with a chance of showers, mainly north of Madison.
High: 71
Wind: SW 8-15 MPH

SUNDAY NIGHT:
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Low: 54
Wind: S 6-12 MPH

MONDAY:
Mostly cloudy and warm with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
High: 68
Wind: W 8-15 MPH

TUESDAY:
Partly sunny and cooler.
Low: 41
High: 57

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny with increasing clouds late and showers and thunderstorms developing late in the day or overnight.
Low: 37
High: 61

THURSDAY:
Cloudy and windy with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 48
High: 66

FRIDAY:
Variably cloudy, breezy and cooler with a chance of occasional showers.
Low: 48
High: 58

SATURDAY:
Partly sunny and cool.
Low: 36
High: 55

SUNDAY:
Partly sunny.
Low: 36
High: 60

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Bob Lesh on Apr 19, 2014, 1:23 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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