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Windy, wet and cold

Afternoon Forecast For Oct. 23, 2017

An Alert Day has been issued for Wednesday morning for frost potential. Temperatures will fall close to the freezing mark. Any sensitive plants should be protected. Skies will be mostly cloudy tonight with occasional rain showers developing. Winds will become breezy. Temperatures will fall to around 50 degrees by late evening; overnight low temperatures will fall to the lower 40s by early Tuesday morning.  

Much colder air will settle across Wisconsin on Tuesday. A Wind Advisory is in effect Tuesday for southern Wisconsin for winds gusting higher than 40 MPH at times. Skies will be mostly cloudy, and rain showers will continue, before ending later in the day. High temperatures will reach the middle 40s, but will hold nearly steady through the day. Skies will become mostly clear Tuesday night with areas of frost becoming likely. Low temperatures will fall to the lower 30s by early Wednesday morning.

Skies will be variably cloudy on Wednesday and it will be a little milder with high temperatures in the lower 50s. Thursday will be partly sunny, breezy and milder with high temperatures in the lower 60s.

A cold front will sweep through Wisconsin on Thursday night. Friday will be variably cloudy with another chance of rain showers. It will be breezy and cooler with highs in the middle 40s. As temperatures fall Friday night, some flurries may mix with the rain showers late at night.

The weekend looks quite chilly to start with a slight chance of rain showers or flurries on Saturday. It will be breezy with highs only reaching the lower 40s. Sunday will not be quite as chilly. Skies will be partly sunny and highs will reach the upper 40s.

Monday will be seasonably cool with partly sunny skies and highs in the lower 50s.

Cooler air will settle across Wisconsin next Tuesday through Thursday. Next Tuesday will be variably cloudy and chilly with a slight chance of showers. Highs will reach the middle to upper 40s. Next Wednesday will be mostly cloudy, breezy and chilly with rain showers, possibly mixing with snow. Highs will reach the lower 40s. Next Thursday will be partly sunny with highs in the middle 40s.

***WIND ADVISORY FROM 7 AM UNTIL 7 PM TUESDAY***

TONIGHT:
Mostly cloudy and becoming breezy with occasional rain showers developing.
Low: 42
Wind: NW increasing to 12-22 MPH by morning

TUESDAY:
Mostly cloudy, windy, and cooler with occasional rain showers. 
High: 45; temperatures nearly steady through the day
Wind: NW 15-30 MPH with gusts to 40 MPH+

TUESDAY NIGHT:
Becoming mostly clear and colder with frost likely.
Low: 32
Wind: W/NW 5-10 MPH

WEDNESDAY:
Variable cloudiness and not as cool. 
High: 51
Wind: W/SW 8-15 MPH


THURSDAY:
Partly sunny, breezy, and milder.
Low: 42
High: 61

FRIDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and cooler with a chance of showers (showers may mix with flurries later at night).
Low: 40
High: 45

 
SATURDAY:
Variable cloudiness, breezy, and chilly with a slight chance of showers (possibly mixed with flurries early in the day).
Low: 31
High: 43

SUNDAY:
Partly sunny and not quite as chilly.
Low: 28
High: 48

MONDAY:
Partly sunny and seasonably cool.
Low: 33
High: 52

TUESDAY:
Variable cloudiness and chilly with a slight chance of showers.
Low: 36
High: 47

WEDNESDAY:
Mostly cloudy, breezy, and chilly with rain showers (possibly mixed with snow).
Low: 32
High: 42

THURSDAY:
Partly sunny and continued chilly.
Low: 27
High: 45

NOTES:
A WIND ADVISORY is in effect until 6 PM Tuesday for eastern and northeastern Iowa, including the counties of ALLAMAKEE, CLAYTON, DELAWARE and DUBUQUE.

A WIND ADVISORY has been issued from 7 AM until 7 PM on Tuesday for southern Wisconsin, including the counties of MONROE, JUNEAU, ADAMS, MARQUETTE, GREEN LAKE, VERNON, RICHLAND, SAUK, COLUMBIA, DODGE, CRAWFORD, IOWA, DANE, JEFFERSON, GRANT, LAFAYETTE, GREEN, ROCK, and WALWORTH (this includes the La Crosse, Madison, and Milwaukee metropolitan areas).


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