FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

Skies will be mostly cloudy overnight as colder air pushes across the region. Any lingering sprinkles will diminish, and winds will remain gusty out of the northwest. Temperatures will fall into the lower 40s by early Tuesday morning. 

Tuesday will become partly sunny, windy, and much cooler with high temperatures in the upper 50s. Wednesday will be mostly sunny and not as cool with highs in the lower 60s. 

A cold front will move through the state on Thursday, with skies becoming mostly cloudy. There will be a chance for showers, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Highs will reach the lower 60s Thursday. Behind the front, skies will partially clear late Thursday night, and some patchy frost will be possible. Friday will be partly sunny and cooler with highs in the lower 50s. Areas of frost will be likely Friday night, and some spots could experience a hard freeze.

Saturday will remain cool with plenty of sunshine and highs near 50. Areas of frost will be likely again Saturday night, and some areas could see another hard freeze. The quiet weather will continue Sunday with mostly sunny skies and milder temperatures in the middle 50s. Monday will be partly sunny, windy, and milder with highs near 60 degrees. A chance for showers will develop Monday night. 

Mostly cloudy, windy, and cooler; any sprinkles diminishing
Low: 42
Wind: NW 15-30 MPH

Becoming partly sunny, windy, and much cooler
High: 57
Wind: NW 15-25 MPH

Mostly clear and seasonably cool
Low: 40
Wind: NW 5-10 MPH

Mostly sunny and not as cool
High: 63
Wind: W 8-15 MPH

Becoming mostly cloudy with a chance for showers (showers ending in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy late at night with patchy frost possible)
Low: 42
High: 62

Partly sunny and cooler (frost likely at night, and a hard freeze is possible)
Low: 39
High: 53

Mostly sunny and cool (frost likely at night, and a hard freeze is possible)
Low: 31
High: 50

Mostly sunny and turning a little milder
Low: 30
High: 56

Partly sunny, windy, and milder; chance for showers at night
Low: 38
High: 60

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Karin Swanson on Oct 12, 2015, 9:48 PM

Weather Links

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.

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

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.

Weather Calculators

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.


Karin Swanson
Karin Swanson
FOX 47 Meteorologist

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