NWS 12-7-17 afternoon
National Weather Service

The first measurable snow of winter is expected in Madison Friday night, and the 1-2 inches of snow could be blown around by strong winds.

The National Weather Service said west winds of 10 to 15 mph should switch to the north after midnight, gusting up to 25 mph.

The windy conditions could continue Saturday morning, with another half-inch or less of snow possible, before 7 a.m.

There are a couple of more chances for snow in the upcoming week, but no accumulation forecasts have been made.

The day-to-day outlook:

  • Thursday night: Partly cloudy, low around 16.
  • Friday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4 p.m., high near 32.
  • Friday night: An 80 percent chance of snow, mainly after 7 p.m., low around 23. Up to two inches of snow is possible. Winds gusting up to 25 mph.
  • Saturday: A 60 percent chance of snow, likely before 7 a.m., high near 25. Winds gusting up to 25 mph.
  • Saturday night: Partly cloudy, low around 14.
  • Sunday: Partly sunny, high near 32.
  • Sunday night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 1 a.m., low around 26.
  • Monday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1 p.m., high near 34.
  • Monday night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before 7 p.m., low around 16.
  • Tuesday: Mostly sunny, high near 26.
  • Tuesday night: A 40 percent chance of snow, low around 18.
  • Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow, high near 32.
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Bill Novak is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal.