A strong low pressure system was expected to change rain that fell Monday into snow, with gusty winds dropping wind chills possibly below zero.
The National Weather Service forecast also calls for lower than normal temperatures the rest of the work week and snow on Thursday and Friday, but no accumulation is predicted.
The day-to-day outlook for Madison:
- Monday night: Maybe an inch of snow on the ground before it ends. Low of 9 Monday night, with wind chills from 5 above to 5 below, gusts up to 30 mph.
- Tuesday: Very cold and windy, high around 13, wind chill between 5 below and 10 below; low of 1 at night, wind chills again between 5 below and 10 below.
- Wednesday: Sunny and 18; partly cloudy and 5 at night.
- Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow after noon, high near 25; 90 percent chance of snow at night, low around 21.
- Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow with a high near 32; 20 percent chance of snow at night with a low around 19.
- Saturday: Mostly cloudy and 31; mostly cloudy and 14 at night.
- Sunday: Mostly cloudy and 34.