Skies will be mostly clear tonight and it will turn bitterly cold, with near record low temperatures possible. Overnight low temperatures will fall to the middle single digits below zero, with wind chills as cold as -10 to -20 by morning.

Thursday will be mostly sunny and unseasonably cold again with high temperatures reaching the middle to upper teens.

Temperatures will moderate on Friday, with partly sunny skies and breezy southwesterly winds pushing high temperatures into the lower 30s.

Skies will become mostly cloudy on Saturday with high temperatures reaching the middle 30s. There is a chance of flurries during the day. Skies will remain mostly cloudy on Sunday with another chance for flurries. High temperatures will again reach the middle 30s.

Even milder weather is expected for next week. Monday will be partly sunny, breezy, and milder with high temperatures near 40 degrees. Tuesday will be partly sunny, breezy and even milder with high temperatures near 50. Wednesday will also be partly sunny and quite mild with highs in the lower 50s.

OVERNIGHT:
Becoming mostly clear and bitterly cold
Low: -6 (Record low for Madison is -12 set in 1890)
Wind: NW diminishing to 5-10 MPH; Wind Chills: -10 to -20 by morning

THURSDAY:
Mostly sunny and unseasonably cold
High: 17
Wind: NW to SW 6-12 MPH

THURSDAY NIGHT:
Becoming partly cloudy and not quite as cold
Low: 4; then temperatures steady/rising overnight
Wind: SW 5-10 MPH

FRIDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and milder
High: 33
Wind: SW 10-20 MPH

SATURDAY:
Mostly cloudy with a chance for flurries developing
Low: 21
High: 35

SUNDAY:
Variable cloudiness with a chance for flurries
Low: 21
High: 34

MONDAY:
Partly sunny, becoming breezy, and milder
Low: 22
High: 41

TUESDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and milder
Low: 32
High: 50

WEDNESDAY:
Partly sunny and quite mild
Low: 34
High: 52

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