NWS 4-16-18 afternoon

Off and on snow showers in Madison on Monday could linger a bit into the night, but should end overnight to make way for a sunny but cold Tuesday.

The National Weather Service said the next chance for winter weather in April comes on Wednesday, when a mix of freezing rain, sleet, rain and snow is in the forecast.

The day-to-day outlook:

  • Monday night: A 20 percent chance of isolated snow showers before 9 p.m., then a slight chance of snow between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., low around 24. Winds gusting up to 25 mph.
  • Tuesday: Mostly sunny, high near 39.
  • Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, low around 26.
  • Wednesday: A 70 percent chance of precipitation, freezing rain before 9 a.m., freezing rain and sleet between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., rain after 10 a.m., high near 41. Winds gusting up to 25 mph. New ice accumulation of less than a tenth of an inch expected, and little or no sleet accumulation expected.
  • Wednesday night: A 70 percent chance of rain before 11 p.m., then rain mixed with snow between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m., then snow after 2 a.m., low around 32. Less than a half-inch of snow expected.
  • Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow before 8 a.m., high near 45.
  • Thursday night: Partly cloudy, low around 27.
  • Friday: Sunny, high near 50.
  • Friday night: Partly cloudy, low around 30.
  • Saturday: Mostly cloudy, high near 51.
  • Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 33.
  • Sunday: Mostly sunny, high near 52.
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Bill Novak is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.