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Rain developing this afternoon, changing to snow tonight

Forecast for January 24, 2017

A storm system will affect Wisconsin this afternoon through Wednesday. This afternoon will be mostly cloudy and mild with scattered rain showers developing late in the day. The rain may be mixed with snow well north and west of Madison. High temperatures will reach the upper 30s to near 40 degrees.

Rain showers will mix with and change to snow tonight from Madison to the west and north as temperatures fall just below freezing. A little sleet and freezing rain may be possible for a time. Snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches are possible by early Wednesday morning, with the heaviest amounts well northwest of Madison. Areas south and east of Madison may see temperatures drop to near freezing or just a little above freezing, resulting in a mixture of rain and snow with little accumulation.

Low pressure will continue to head to the east on Wednesday with mostly cloudy skies, breezy winds, and some snow showers and flurries. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are possible north and west of Madison, while areas to the south and east stay above freezing with a mixture of rain and snow. High temperatures will reach the middle 30s.

Temperatures will return to near normal for the rest of the week into the weekend. Thursday will be mostly cloudy, breezy and seasonably cold with scattered flurries. High temperatures will reach the lower 30s. Friday will be variably cloudy and seasonably cold with a chance of flurries. High temperatures will be in the upper 20s.

Saturday will be variably cloudy and breezy with a chance of flurries. High temperatures will be in the middle 20s. Sunday will be partly sunny and continued seasonably cold. High temperatures will be in the middle to the upper 20s.

Next Monday will become increasingly cloudy with another chance of light snow, mainly late in the day or at night. High temperatures will be in the lower 30s. Next Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, windy, and colder with snow showers and flurries. High temperatures will be in the upper 20s, although temperatures may hold steady or slowly fall through the 20s.

Next Wednesday will be variably cloudy and cold with high temperatures near 20 degrees. Next Thursday will be partly sunny and continued cold with highs near 20 degrees.

***Winter Storm Warning from 6 PM today until 6 PM Wednesday for Crawford, Richland, Vernon, Juneau, and Adams counties***
***Winter Weather Advisory from 3 PM today until 6 PM Wednesday for Grant county***
***Winter Weather Advisory from 6 PM today until 6 PM Wednesday for Marquette, Green Lake, Sauk, Columbia, Iowa, Dane, Lafayette, and Green counties***
***Winter Weather Advisory from 9 PM today until 6 PM Wednesday for Dodge and Jefferson counties***

THIS AFTERNOON:
Mostly cloudy and mild with areas of fog in the morning; rain showers developing late in the day (rain may be mixed with snow well northwest of Madison)
High: 40
Wind: Becoming E 8-15 MPH

TONIGHT:
Mostly cloudy and breezy with rain showers changing to snow from Madison to the west and north; a little sleet and freezing rain may be possible. Accumulation by morning of 1-4 inches is possible (heaviest amounts well northwest of Madison). Rain showers mixing with snow south and east of Madison with little accumulation
Low: 32
Wind: E 10-20 MPH

WEDNESDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and a little colder with snow tapering to flurries north and west of Madison; additional accumulations of 1-3 inches are possible. Rain mixed with snow from Madison to the south and east with little accumulation
High: 36
Wind: NE 10-20 MPH

WEDNESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and a little colder with light snow and flurries
Low: 26
Wind: NW 10-20 MPH

THURSDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and a little colder with scattered flurries
High: 32
Wind: WNW 10-20 MPH

FRIDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and a little colder with a chance of flurries
Low: 22
High: 28

SATURDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and seasonably cold with a chance of flurries
Low: 18
High: 25

SUNDAY:
Partly sunny and continued seasonably cold
Low: 14
High: 27

MONDAY:
Increasing cloudiness and breezy with a chance of snow showers and flurries late in the day or at night
Low: 14
High: 31

TUESDAY:
Mostly cloudy, windy, and turning colder with snow showers and flurries
Low: 26
High: 28; temperatures nearly steady/slowly falling through the 20s

WEDNESDAY:
Variable cloudiness and cold
Low: 7
High: 20

THURSDAY:
Partly sunny and continued cold
Low: 5
High: 20


7-Day Forecast

  • Tuesday

    40° / 32°
    Light Rain 70%
  • Wednesday

    36° / 26°
    Rain/Snow 90%
  • Thursday

    32° / 22°
    Flurries, Breezy & Colder 40%
  • Friday

    28° / 18°
    Mostly Cloudy, Flurries 20%
  • Saturday

    25° / 14°
    Breezy, Chance Flurries 10%
  • Sunday

    27° / 14°
    Partly Cloudy 10%
  • Monday

    31° / 26°
    Light Snow Late 40%

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