7 Day Forecast

Published On: Dec 24 2013 06:41:44 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 09 2016 10:50:06 PM CST

Skies will become mostly cloudy overnight. It will be a little colder. Low temperatures will fall to the lower teens by morning.

A winter storm system will affect Wisconsin over the weekend into Monday morning. Saturday will be mostly cloudy and cold with light snow developing by late afternoon. High temperatures will be in the lower to the middle 20s.  As the initial part of the storm moves through Wisconsin on Saturday night, winds will be breezy and about 2-5" of snow will accumulate by Sunday morning, with the heaviest amounts near and south of Madison. Sunday will be mostly cloudy, breezy and cold with occasional snow gradually tapering to flurries by the evening. An additional 1-4" of snow is likely on Sunday, with the heaviest amounts north of Madison. High temperatures will be in the upper 20s to near 30 degrees. Total snow accumulations will be 5-9" through Sunday evening.

Monday will be mostly cloudy, breezy, and cold with flurries ending as the storm system continues to move to the east. A little sunshine may be possible in the afternoon. High temperatures will be in the middle 20s.

A cold front will move through Wisconsin on Tuesday with variably mcloudy skies and a chance of flurries. It will turn breezy and even colder in the afternoon as high temperatures top out near 20 degrees around midday before temperatures hold nearly steady or slowly fall through the teens in the afternoon. 

Wednesday and Thursday will be breezy and very cold. Wind chills will range from -10 to -20 early in the morning, while actual air temperatures will be near or just below zero. During the day, high temperatures will top out around 10 degrees above zero. Wednesday will be variably cloudy with a slight chance of flurries, while Thursday will be partly sunny.

Friday won't be quite as cold with partly sunny skies in the morning becoming mostly cloudy later in the day; light snow or flurries will develop late in the day or at night. High temperatures will rise into the upper teens to the lower 20s.

For next weekend, Saturday will be cloudy, breezy, and cold with light snow. High temperatures will be in the lower 20s. Sunday will be partly sunny, breezy, and cold with high temperatures in the lower 20s.

***WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CRAWFORD AND GRANT COUNTIES FROM 2 PM SATURDAY UNTIL 6 PM SUNDAY EVENING***

***WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR RICHLAND CENTER AND AREAS NORTH FROM 4 PM SATURDAY UNTIL 9 PM SUNDAY EVENING***

***WINTER STORM WATCH FOR DANE COUNTY AND AREAS TO THE WEST FROM 4 PM SATURDAY UNTIL MIDNIGHT EARLY MONDAY MORNING***

***WINTER STORM WATCH FOR AREAS EAST OF DANE COUNTY FROM 6 PM SATURDAY UNTIL MIDNIGHT EARLY MONDAY MORNING***

OVERNIGHT:
Becoming mostly cloudy and a little colder.
Low: 12
Wind: W/NW 5-10 MPH

SATURDAY:
Mostly cloudy and cold with occasional light snow developing by late afternoon.
High: 23
Wind: SW to SE 6-12 MPH

SATURDAY NIGHT:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and not as cold with occasional snow; accumulations of 2-5" are likely by morning (heaviest amounts near and south of Madison).
Low: 22; temperatures nearly steady in the 20s overnight
Wind: SE 10-20 MPH

SUNDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and cold with occasional light snow; snow tapering to flurries by late afternoon or evening. Additional accumulations of 1-4" are likely through Sunday evening (heaviest amounts north of Madison). Storm total accumulations of 5-9" are possible through Sunday night.
High: 28
Wind: E/NE 10-20 MPH

MONDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and cold with flurries ending; some afternoon sunshine is possible.
Low: 20
High: 24

TUESDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and colder with a chance of flurries.
Low: 12
High: 18; temperatures nearly steady/slowly falling through the teens in the afternoon

WEDNESDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and very cold with a slight chance of flurries.
Low: 0; Wind Chills: -10 to -20
High: 10

THURSDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and continued very cold.
Low: -4; Wind Chills: -10 to -25
High: 10

FRIDAY:
Partly sunny in the morning, then becoming mostly cloudy and not quite as cold with light snow or flurries developing late in the day or at night.
Low: 5
High: 19

SATURDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and cold with occasional light snow (snow tapering to flurries and ending at night).
Low: 16
High: 23

SUNDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and very cold.
Low: 5
High: 22

NOTES:
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued from 2 PM Saturday afternoon until 6 PM Sunday evening for northeastern Iowa and southwestern Wisconsin. In Iowa, this includes the counties of ALLAMAKEE and CLAYTON. In Wisconsin, this includes the counties of CRAWFORD and GRANT.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued from 3 PM Saturday afternoon until 6 PM Sunday evening for eastern Iowa, including the counties of DELAWARE and DUBUQUE.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued from 4 PM Saturday afternoon until 9 PM Sunday evening for west-central and part of southwestern Wisconsin, including the counties of MONROE, JUNEAU, ADAMS, VERNON, and RICHLAND (this includes the La Crosse metropolitan area).