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Wet and cool weather in forecast

A rainy Sunday will stretch out for a couple more days, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain continuing Monday. That will increase to 100 percent chance of rain in the early hours of Tuesday morning and continue through to Tuesday evening. Rain […]

Wet weekend in forecast

It will be a wet start to the weekend in Western Kenosha County, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The rain should start Friday night, around 9 p.m. and continue through the very early morning hours of Saturday, perhaps ebbing from about 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. before starting up again and running […]

Rain in the forecast again for Saturday

Friday’s rain — well drizzle or mist or whatever — was hardly worthy of the name. Rain is again in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Saturday, with amounts of .5 inch or less. Saturday’s rain is possible through 10 p.m. and most likely between about 2 and 5 p.m. Saturday’s high is […]

Hot for a couple more days

High temperatures are expected to continue to be well above seasonal norms for the next couple of days. Monday’s high is expected to reach 89 and Tuesday’s 87, says the latest, Local National Weather Service forecast. After that high temperatures will begin to cool off and it’s going to feel a lot more like late […]

Summer-like temps expected this week

Summer 2017 is planning on going out with one last heat wave — well a heat wave for mid September anyway. The latest local National Weather Service forecast for our Western Kenosha County calls for high temperatures in the 80s through Monday. The forecast calls for a high of 86 on Wednesday and a high […]

String of 80 something degree days in forecast

For the the first time in a while, the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County includes a string of high temperatures in the 80s. Friday’s forecast high is 82, Saturday’s high is forecast for 84 and Sunday’s high is forecast for 80. There is a bit of a chance of rain […]

Dense fog advisory issued

It’s foggy out there again Thursday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect until 10 a.m. Visibility could be reduced to a quarter mile or less. When driving, use your headlights and allow extra following distance.

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha and Racine counties. The advisory will be in effect until 9 a.m. Visibility may be reduced to less than a quarter mile.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for […]

Possible severe weather

Severe thunderstorms are possible into this evening ahead of a cold front. Hazards include damaging wind and large hail. A tornado is also possible. This Afternoon Periods of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. High near 82. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth […]

Fox River slips under flood stage; storms in forecast for Wednesday night

The Fox River has slipped just below flood stage for the first time in two weeks as measured at the New Munster in Wheatland. At 7 p.m. the river was measured at 10.98 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. A flood warning officially remains in effect. The river had been over flood stage since July […]

High wind warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 1 a.m. Says NWS: “A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning will be in effect until 10 p.m. A storm moving east at 45 mph from the Delavan area has been observed to include 60 mph winds. UPDATE 9:11 p.m. — Warning has been cancelled. […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin the includes Kenosha County. The watch is scheduled to be in effect until midnight. The latest, local forecast calls for new rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. There’s a 60 percent […]

Fox River receding slows, but still falling; chance of more rain in forecast

The Fox River continues to recede as measured at the New Munster gauge, but at a rate a little bit slower than recent days. At 8 p.m. Tuesday, the river was measured at 13.56, about 6 inches less than Monday evening’s level. The current National Weather Service forecast for the river calls for the level to […]

Severe Thunderstorm warning

At 12:58 am the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County until 1:15 am. The storm could include strong winds and hail.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect until 1 a.m. The chance of a thunderstorm remains at 40 percent. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. […]

Flash flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 3:15 a.m. Up to 2.5 inches of rain is expected in the warning area on ground that is already saturated from heavy rain on Monday.    

Flash flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 10 a.m., Wednesday. Heavy rain of .75 to 1 inch Tuesday night could reach as high as 3 to 4 inches or higher […]

Flash flood warning issued

At 4:09 a.m., the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Kenosha County. Three inches of rain have fallen already with the storm passing through and more is expected, the warning says. Consequently, “Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well […]

Severe thunderstorm warning

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County until 1 am. The storm is traveling southeast about 40 mph from East Troy. Wind gusts could reach 60 mph.

Cool off starts Friday after night of storms

The mini heat wave we have been experiencing in Western Kenosha County over the last couple of days should be coming to an end, says the National Weather Service latest, local forecast. After high temps flirting with 90, we should see a high temperature of a mere 79 Friday and 78 on Saturday. Highs the balance of next […]

Severe thunderstorm warning

National Weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 2:30 am for eastern Walworth County and all of Kenosha County. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. If you must drive…prepare for very poor visibility and ponding of water on roadways. […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

At 8:26 p.m., The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 9 p.m. The storm is moving east at about 55 mph, the warning says. Winds could reach 60 mph. A tornado watch also remains in effect until 10 p.m. UPDATE 9:07 p.m. — […]

Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. A tornado watch means severe weather that could produce a tornado is possible during the next few hours. UPDATE 9:25 p.m. — Tornado watch has been withdrawn.

Low temp to dip below 50 Monday night

Looks like it will be chilly in Western Kenosha County for the first week of official summer. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a low of 48 Monday night. I guess that’s not totally surprising when the temperature Monday right around 2 p.m. is just 67. But Tuesday should also start a […]

Rain/storm possible this morning, likely tonight

Western Kenosha County could see some isolated showers Thursday morning and is likely to see some showers and storms over night. The latest local National Weather Service forecast says there’s a 20 percent chance of showers, mostly between 7 and 9 a.m. Then there’s a 40 percent to 80 percent chance of a thunderstorm later, peaking […]

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 8 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area including Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect until midnight. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for […]

First 90s of the season this weekend

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a hot weekend with the first 90s of the season. Thursday and Friday’s high temperatures will be around 80. But Saturday could reach 89 and Sunday 92. Monday will be hot too, with a forecast high of 91. By Wednesday, high temperatures should be back in […]

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