20 February, 2018
Then, the sweeping cold front will move through during the afternoon allowing for one last push of rain mixed with freezing rain ending by late-evening. Flooding could continue into Tuesday night, so residents in flood-prone areas are advised to keep up with changing conditions.
The Wisconsin highway travel map is a mess of ice-covered highways, snow-covered highways and a stretch of Highway 14 from Readstown to La Crosse where travel is not advised. Highs Tuesday remain below freezing so ice will not melt much.
Above-freezing road temperatures will eventually decrease below freezing this morning, while precipitation chances will increase.
"Up to a 1/2" of ice is possible for far N&NW spots where significant glazing is expected making for unsafe travel.
The ice storm warning from earlier Monday was dropped at about 10:45 a.m., but the National Weather Service said there will still be icy impacts from the freezing rain into Tuesday, especially for motorists and pedestrians.More news: Several Russians killed in USA airstrikes in Syria, friends say
Sun: High: 58 Low: 30 Mostly sunny.
Friday night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Highs should be near 40 both days and lows around 32 and 17 overnight. Wind: N/NE 5-15. Low: 28.
Total rain accumulations with this storm will be highest in areas south and east of Madison, where 1 to 2 inches of rain could accumulate.
Madison's record precipitation for February 17 is 1.36 inches in 2008.