Rainy weather for seemingly the past two months will be ending in Madison, but the rain is being replaced by cold.
Not bone-chilling January cold, but cold enough to make frost this weekend.
The National Weather Service said high temperatures starting Thursday will only get to the mid- to upper 40s and maybe 50, all the way to Tuesday.
Rain chances are limited, but we could see widespread frost Friday morning and Saturday morning.
The day-to-day outlook:
Wednesday afternoon: An 80 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4 p.m., then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m., high near 69. Up to a quarter-inch of rain is possible, more during storms.Wednesday night: A 30 percent chance of scattered showers, mainly before 7 p.m., low around 41. Winds gusting up to 30 mph.Thursday: Partly sunny, high near 46. Winds gusting up to 30 mph.Thursday night: Partly cloudy, low around 34.Friday: Widespread frost before 9 a.m., partly sunny, high near 45.Friday night: Widespread frost mainly after 1 a.m., low around 33.Saturday: Widespread frost mainly before 9 a.m., sunny, high near 50.Saturday night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 8 p.m., low around 39.Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8 a.m., high near 48.Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 36.Monday: Partly sunny, high near 45.Monday night: Areas of frost, low around 35.Tuesday: Mostly sunny, high near 51.