After highs reach the 70s again on Wednesday, much-needed showers and storms will move in and cooler weather will follow, according to weather forecasters.
The storm system will deliver just enough wet, heavy snow to cause slippery travel conditions as it moves quickly through Wisconsin on Sunday, according to forecasters.
Frost and freezing temperatures are expected Thursday night and Friday night, and a hard freeze is possible, according to forecasters.
After highs in the 70s and possibly hitting 80 starting the weekend, the area will see highs plunging to the 50s next week, according to forecasters.
In addition to the threat of severe weather, a flash flood watch remains in effect for areas to the north of Madison until early Friday evening, according to forecasters.
The area will see heat index values in the upper 90s Thursday, with highs falling to the 80s Friday, and then 70s for the weekend into next week, according to forecasters.
There is a chance for thunderstorms Friday night into Saturday evening as strong low pressure moves through the region, according to forecasters.
The area could see two snowstorms this week, with the second one possibly disrupting trick-or-treating, according to forecasters.
After some patchy fog clears, Thursday should be sunny with a high in the mid-70s, according to forecasters.
We should see plenty of sun in south-central Wisconsin on Wednesday, but get ready for a snowstorm this weekend.
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South-central Wisconsin is under the advisory from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, with temperatures plummeting below freezing and then below 20, bringing mixed precipitation and deteriorating travel conditions, according to forecasters.
South-central Wisconsin will see highs rise from the 40s on Thursday, with strong north winds, to the 50s on Friday, and 60s and possibly even 70s on Saturday and Sunday, according to forecasters.
South-central Wisconsin could see 1.5 inches or more of rain by the time the system moves out on Friday, according to forecasters.
South central Wisconsin could see rain, snow and freezing rain Thursday morning before rising temperatures change the precipitation to all rain, and then more mixed precipitation early Friday, according to forecasters.
Shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service issued a high wind warning until 5 p.m. stating that west winds would blow at 30 to 40 mph and gust to 55 to 60 mph.
South central Wisconsin could see perhaps an inch of snow overnight Friday into Saturday, before a warming trend pushes highs into the 40s Saturday, 50s Sunday and around 60 Monday, according to forecasters.
Areas to the north of Madison could see 4 inches from the powerful storm system that has brought deadly tornadoes to states south and east of Wisconsin, according to forecasters.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for Dane County and areas to the north and west through 6 a.m. Saturday, with possible snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches in Madison and up to 4 inches to the north, according to forecasters.
After three more days of possible record warmth, cooler weather will start moving into south-central Wisconsin Thursday, with rain and snow from Thursday night through Friday night, according to forecasters.
Travel will be treacherous across south-central Wisconsin on Wednesday, with snow accumulations ranging from 2 to 8 inches, lowest to the south and east and the highest to the north and west.
South-central Wisconsin is under a winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. Tuesday through 6 p.m. Wednesday, with up to 7 inches of snow possible to the north and just 2 to 3 inches to the south, according to forecasters.
Much of southern Wisconsin will see ice accumulation up to a tenth of an inch, with a winter weather advisory in effect from 5 p.m. through midnight, according to forecasters.