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Winter storm to bring heavy snow from the Plains to New England through Monday

A storm system in the central U.S. will push east setting the stage for a widespread precipitation event across the central and eastern U.S. through Monday. A wide swath of accumulating snow is forecast from Nebraska to New England. Just to the south of this area of snow, freezing rain is possible. Gusty winds and blowing snow could lead to blizzard conditions for parts of the Midwest.
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Madison WI

7 Day Forecast

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Milwaukee, WI Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Snow

High: 18 °F

Tonight

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Snow
Likely

Low: 0 °F

Monday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 15 °F

Monday
Night

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

Low: 6 °F

Tuesday

Slight Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Snow

High: 24 °F

Tuesday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 12 °F

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 18 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: -5 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Snow with widespread blowing snow. High near 18. Wind chill values between -5 and zero. Blustery, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Tonight Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow between 11pm and midnight, then patchy blowing snow after midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 0. Wind chill values between -5 and -10. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 15. Wind chill values between -5 and -15. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values between -10 and zero. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. North wind around 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 18. North wind around 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -3.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.