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Winter weather returns to New England, wet weather in Southwest

A fast-moving clipper system will bring snow across much of New England on Friday. The heaviest snow is expected across Maine, New Hampshire and eastern Massachusetts. Snowfall totals will be much less than what the nor'easter earlier this week brought, with less than six inches forecast for most areas. Meanwhile, wet weather will prevail across parts of the Southwest into the weekend.
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Current Conditions

Dane County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Today Colder. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. North winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Near steady temperature around 20. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Partly sunny. Patchy fog in the late morning and early afternoon. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Cloudy. Chance of light snow through around midnight...then light snow likely after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Lows around 13. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Chance of snow 70 percent.
  • Sunday Colder. Light snow likely. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Total snow accumulation 2 to 3 inches. Highs around 17. Northeast winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers through around midnight...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 4.
  • Monday Mostly sunny. Highs around 17.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Lows around 10.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Not as cold. Highs in the upper 20s.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Lows around 12.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Colder. Highs around 17.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Colder. Lows around 1 below.
  • Thursday Sunny. Highs around 14.