Skies over Madison should be mostly sunny Thursday, cloudy Friday, mostly sunny Saturday, and partly sunny Sunday and Monday, with highs near 24, 33, 28, 28 and 34, and lows Wednesday night through Sunday night around 10, 14, 21, 12 and 18.
27 Storm Track meteorologist Max Tsaparis forecasts snow developing late on Tuesday; heavier snow in the evening and at night; ending Wednesday by mid-day, with light snow, possibly mixed with drizzle and freezing drizzle southeast and 4 to 9 inches falling; then possible mixed precipitation to snow on New Year’s Day.
Tsaparis said highs for Madison Tuesday through Monday should be near 26, 31, 25, 30, 28, 30 and 36, and overnight lows around 24, 6, 14, 16, 14 and 18.
Monday’s high in Madison was 28 at 3:19 p.m., 1 degree above the normal high and 34 degrees below the record high of 62 for Dec. 28, set in 1984.
Monday’s low in Madison was 14 at 11:55 p.m., 1 degree above the normal low and 35 degrees above the record low of 21 below for Dec. 28, set in 1924.
No precipitation was recorded at the Dane County Regional Airport on Monday, leaving Madison’s December and meteorological winter (December through February) precipitation total (rain plus snow converted to liquid) at 0.7 inches, 0.91 inches below normal. For the year, Madison has received 38.49 inches of precipitation, 4.14 inches above normal.