WEATHER: Mostly sunny, but then the rain returns

Monday is the start of astronomical spring - meteorological spring started March 1 - and south-central Wisconsin will ride a temperature roller coaster fitting for a change of seasons, according to forecasters. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 miles per hour after midnight.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain.

A cold front is scheduled to move through on Wednesday, dropping highs into the mid-40s and making it a breezy day with winds at 15-25 miles per hour.

Monday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.

A front will push through Wednesday evening, and that'll cool us off slightly with highs in the low to mid 70's starting Thursday.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Clouds increase on Friday as a cold front builds in, bringing our next rain chances by Saturday. High temperatures on Tuesday will reach into the seasonable low 50s, so in many locations even a little warmer than Monday.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Cloudy, with a low around 43.

Friday: Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 58.

Tuesday Night: Scattered snow showers, mainly between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m.

Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow.

Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Sunday: A chance of rain and snow. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Sunday Night: A chance of showers. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Lows 36 to 42.

  • Leroy Wright