Frosty Sunday Night

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) Your NBC15 Weather Authority Forecast from Meteorologist James Parish:

Sunday's Weather Impact Scale: Low (Yellow, 1 out of 4). Isolated to scattered light rain showers will be possible today. Heavy rain and strong storms are not expected. Most places won't even see 0.1" of rain. Today will also be breezy. Expect a west wind at 10-15 mph.

Sunday night's Weather Impact Scale: Low (Yellow, 1 out of 4). Widespread frost will develop late tonight into Monday morning. Most places will drop to or just below freezing. Make sure to protect crops and sensitive plants. Also, make sure to bring in your pets.

Today will be a cloudy and chilly day. Highs will only be in the low to mid 40s, which is well below average for this time of year. Keep in mind, a gusty west wind will keep wind chills in the 30s throughout the day. A strong upper-level storm system will remain just north of the area today. This storm system will be close enough to the area to throw a few showers our direction.

Our slight rain chances will come to an end this evening and the sky will clear overnight. The wind will also lighten up. With a clearing sky and lighter wind, temperatures will tumble tonight. Most places will bottom out near or just below freezing. Widespread frost will be possible Monday morning. Make sure you know where your car scraper is before you go bed. With a clearing sky, you should be able to get a good look at the Hunter's moon.

Monday will be a nicer day. Expect a lot of sunshine and warmer weather. Highs will be near or just below 50 degrees.

Our next big rain maker will arrive on Tuesday. A storm system and cold front will move through the area on Tuesday. Rain is likely. Right now, strong storms and heavy rainfall are not expected. Highs on Tuesday will be in the mid to upper 50s ahead of the front.

The rain will move out Tuesday night and cooler air will move in behind the rain. Highs on Wednesday will be in the upper 40s.

Temperatures will slowly rebound the rest of the week. Highs on Thursday will be in the 50s and near 60 degrees on Friday. More rain will be possible late next week and into next weekend.