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Thunderstorm expected Wednesday morning

A strong thunderstrom is expected to hit Western Kenosha County this morning, says the National Weather Service. At 5:36 a.m., the storm was near East Troy and moving east at 40 mph. Winds of 30 mph and torrential rain are happening with this storm. A 20-40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms remains in the […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

At about 2:30 p.m., the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin including Western Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 8 p.m. At 3:03 p.m., NWS radar shows a line of storms from Stevens Point to about Dubuque hading southeast.

80s return to forecast

High temperatures in the 80s are returning this week to the local National Weather Service forecast. Highs of 80 or aboce are expcted Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tuesday is forecast for 79, so who knows, it might make it to 80 too. The most significant chance of rain comes Monday night, with a 50 percent […]

Rain likely this morning

There’s rain in the latest local National Weather Service forecast for Friday in Western Kenosha County. While there’s some chance of rain all day Friday, the strongest chance is this morning, from about 8-11 a.m. While rain is more likely in the morning, a thunderstorm is more likely this afternoon. The chance of rain diminishes […]

National Weather Service says “So long 80s”

The National Weather Service latest local forecast includes high daily temperatures all below 80 degrees this week. Lows will be in the high 60s to mid 50s. The greatest chances of rain during that stretch are Tuesday night with  40 percent chance, Friday with a 40 percent chance, Friday night with a 50 percent chance and  Saturday […]

Temps to be hot Tuesday, almost hot Wednesday

When you write about the weather often, you have to decide when you can use certain adjectives. For example when does cold become bitter? With the other end of the temperature scale, I have come to believe that a temperature is not hot until it reaches 90. So with that said, I can pass on […]

Warm start to the week

The National Weather Service latest local forecast calls for a return to warmer temperatures for the start of this week anyway. Monday’s high should reach 85, Tuesday’s 89 and Wednesday’s 88. There’s also a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night, a 40 percent chance Wednesday and an 80 percent chance Wednesday night. Some of […]

Storm approaching?

Skies look stormy northwest of Paddock Lake at about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. If you have anything outside that you don’t want to get wet you might bring it in or get it covered. National Weather Service radar as of 2:54 p.m. does show a storm bearing down on our area from the northwest. No rain in […]

Temperatures to cool this week

Temperatures are expected to cool off this week, says the latest local National Weather Service Forecast. After a couple of days with high temperatures in the low 80s, highs should be in the low to mid 70s: 75 on Wednesday, 73 on Thursday, 74 on Friday. There’s also a 0-30 percent chance of a thunderstorm […]

Thunderstorms likely Wednesday

Thunderstorms are likely in Western Kenosha County on Wednesday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The NWS hourly weather graph shows a chance of rain starting at about 2 a.m. By 5 a.m., the chance of rain increases to 70 percent, fading to 50 percent from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. A 40 […]

Hot Wednesday and Thursday in forecast

A hot Wednesday and Thursday are in the latest local National Weather Service forecast. Wednesday’s high temperature is forecast for 88. Thursday’s high temperature is forecast for 91. The degree of oppression will be increased by dewpoint values in the high 60s Wednesday and in the 70s Thursday. Temps will begin to cool some on Friday, with a high […]

Severe Thunderstorm watch cancelled

The watch is cancelled, but rain is still expected.

Severe Thunderstorm watch

5:05 pm National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until midnight for Kenosha County.

Cooler weekend ahead

The National Weather Service latest local forecast calls for a weekend with temperatures a bit cooler than we’ve been having lately. The high temperature Friday an Saturday is expected to hit just 77. Sunday will be 80 and Monday 83. Skies are gloomy today, but there’s just a 30 percent chance of rain Friday and tonight […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Here is more info from NWS about the lingering heat and possible atorm. UPDATE 4:48 p.m. — Raining hard in Paddock Lake now. UPDATE 6:29 p.m. — There’s another […]

Heat advisory issued; Saturday thunderstorm likely

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for 18 Wisconsin counties including Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday. The high temperature Saturday is expected to reach 89 with a heat index of 99. The high Sunday could reach 92, with a heat index of 102. Along with the […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area of Wisconsin that specifically includes Western Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 7:30 p.m. The warning box includes almost all of Kenosha County west of I-94. The NWS reports that at 6:36 p.m. a storm was over Elkhorn with 60 […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The weather hereabouts continues to be a moving target Thursday for the National Weather Service. The NWS has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kenosha County until 9 p.m. There’s little other information available from NWS at this point. At 4:35 p.m., radar does show a storm system northwest of Madison moving southeast. UPDATE 4:50 […]

Excessive heat warning cancelled; replace with heat advisory

The National Weather Service has cancelled the excessive heat advisory it had in effect earlier for Thursday afternoon into Friday and replaced it with a heat advisory. The high temperature is now expected to reach just 88 Thursday and 92 on Friday. However, heat index values may still reach 99 Thursday. There’s also a 30 […]

Excessive heat warning issued for Thursday & Friday

The National Weather Service is more certain now that it should get very hot around here in coming days. They have now stepped up to an excessive heat warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County, starting at noon Thursday and continuing to 7 p.m. Friday. High temperatures are expected to reach 94 Thursday and […]

Excessive heat watch issued for Thursday, Friday

The National Weather Service is including Kenosha County in an excessive heat watch for Thursday and Friday. The high temperature is expected to reach 93 on Thursday and 94 on Friday. Heat index values should be over 100 both days. The lows those days will be in the mid 70s. At this point, the watch will […]

Cooler today and Saturday

You might be able to give the air conditioner a rest for the next couple of days. But don’t roll up the garden hose yet. You’ll still be watering the garden. The latest local National Weather Service forecast says Friday’s high should reach just 71 and Saturday’s high just 78. There’s a 50 percent chance of […]

Chance of thunderstorms Tuesday, Wednesday

There’s a chance of rain throughout Tuesday and Wednesday in the latest local National Weather Service forecast. The strongest chance of storms are on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to midnight. High temperatures will remain in the high 80s through Thursday, before sliding a bit into the high 70s for Friday and Saturday.

Chance of rain Thursday greatly reduced

The National Weather Service has now greatly reduced the chance of Western Kenosha County will see rain or a thunderstorm Thursday night. The chance is now a mere 30 percent in the latest NWS forecast. After a lingering slight chance of rain Friday, the next chance of rain, also 30 percent, comes into the forecast Tuesday.

Thunderstorms possible Thursday, likely Thursday night

Western Kenosha County may see some thunderstorms Thursday with the most likely time coming Thursday night, says the local National Weather Service forecast. The storms are most likely to occur between 9 p.m and midnight. The air is likely to continue to feel humid, as the high temperature is expected to reach 85 with a […]

Storms likely Wednesday morning, Thursday night

There’s a better than even chance of thunderstorms early Wednesday morning and again Thursday night and lesser chances of more storms in between, says the National Weather Service local forecast. There’s a 90 percent chance of a thunderstorm Wednesday morning between 3 and 6 a.m. Then there’s a 40 percent chance of a storm from 6 a.m. to 9 […]

Cooler weather ahead

Temperatures are heading for a bit of a dip over the remainder of this week, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. While high temperatures have been flirting with 90 of late, they will be firmly in the 70s starting Tuesday, where the high is expected to top out at 71. Highs the rest […]

Storm outlook: Less chance this afternoon, higher this evening

The National Weather Service has backed off some on its forecast of a thunderstorm this afternoon. At 2:22 p.m., the local NWS forecast says there is just a 40 percent chance of a thunderstorm happening yet this afternoon. This evening, there is a 70 percent chance of a thunderstorm. Those storms could be severe.

Thunderstorms, maybe severe, in Wednesday’s forecast

Thunderstorms, maybe severe, are in Wednesday’s National Weather Service forecast for the area. As of Tuesday evening there are no formal watches, warnings or advisories in effect for Western Kenosha County on Wednesday. However, the NWS says there is a 60 percent chance of a thunderstorm Wednesday and a 70 percent chance of  a thunderstorm Wednesday night. […]

Hot Friday and Saturday expected

When you report on the weather, you have to decide when certain terms are justified. What constitutes warm? What is blustery? Hot is another one of those weather terms. What temperature justifies the word hot? I say it is 90 or more. And therefore I feel completely justified in saying the National Weather Service forecast calls for a […]

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