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FOX 47'S Seven Day Forecast

Partly cloudy, cooler and less humid overnight.  Lows will fall to the middle and upper 50s.  A little patchy fog may form overnight. 

Tuesday will be pleasant with partly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s.  There will be just a slight chance for a shower north of Dane county in the afternoon.  Mostly clear skies and comfortable conditions are expected Tuesday night with lows in the upper 50s.

Heat and humidity will return on Wednesday. Skies will be partly sunny with high temperatures in the lower 80s. A warm front moving into the area on Thursday will bring  scattered showers and thunderstorms. The front will lift north of the area during the day, leading to high temperatures in the middle to upper 80s. On Friday, a cold front will pass through with scattered showers and thunderstorms. temperatures will fall back into the lower 80s.

It now appears that high pressure will build into the Midwest for next weekend behind the cold front, bringing several days of quiet and pleasant weather. Saturday will be partly sunny and Sunday will be mostly sunny with high temperatures in the middle 70s.

On Monday, winds will pick up out of the south, bringing warm and humid weather back to the area. High temperatures will reach the middle 80s. Showers and thunderstorms will develop Monday night.

OVERNIGHT:
Partly cloudy, cooler, and less humid; a little patchy fog is possible late.
Low: 56
Wind: Light W

TUESDAY:
Partly sunny and pleasant; slight chance for a shower north of Dane county.
High: 79
Wind: W 5-10 MPH

TUESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear and comfortable
Low: 58
Wind: Light W

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny, a little warmer, and more humid (becoming mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing at night).
High: 83
Wind: S 7-15 MPH

THURSDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, very warm, and humid with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 65
High: 87; Heat Index: 90 to 95

FRIDAY:
Mostly cloudy and humid, but not as warm with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 67
High: 81

SATURDAY:
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Low: 55
High: 75

SUNDAY:
Mostly sunny and very nice.
Low: 51
High: 76

MONDAY:
Partly sunny with a chance for showers and thunderstorms.
Low: 53
High: 78

- Last Updated By: Meteorologist Haddie McLean on Sep 1, 2014, 8:28 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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