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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Dane County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Bitterly cold. Clear. Lows around 8 below. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Wind chill readings 10 below to 20 below zero.
  • Saturday Bitterly cold. Sunny until late afternoon then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 19. South winds up to 10 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 10 below to 20 below zero in the morning.
  • Saturday Night Not as cold. Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light snow through around midnight. Lows around 10. South winds up to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the upper 20s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy through around midnight then clearing. Lows around 6. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 20s.
  • Monday Night Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light snow. Not as cold. Lows around 19.
  • Tuesday Snow in the morning...then light snow...possibly mixed with freezing rain in the afternoon. Moderate snow accumulations. Highs in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow. Lows around 12.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow. Colder. Highs around 19.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Colder. Lows around 2 below.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny. Highs around 17.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy. Lows around 7.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Not as cold. Highs in the lower 30s.