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Mostly sunny and warm Tuesday, then rain

Tuesday should be another nice day with a high over 70 and mostly sunny skies, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The rest of the week, however, stands a good chance of being wet, the same forecast says. The rain could start as early as Tuesday night, but grows to a 50 percent […]

Storms possible overnight

Thunderstorms are possible in the early hours of Thursday morning. The latest,local National Weather Service forecast includes a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms, most likely between 1 and 3 a.m.

Warm Tuesday, then cooler

Tuesday should be another of the warm days we’ve come to expect over the last few days, but after that it’s back to reality The National Weather Service forecast says we should reach a high of 70 Tuesday. It will be breezy too, with winds as high as 30 mph. Temperatures will then cool off […]

Very warm weekend for Easter

The National Weather Service is forecasting a very warm Easter weekend. Saturday’s high is forecast for 80. Sunday’s high is forecast for 69. Between those two points in time, there may be some stormy weather. There’s a 70 percent chance of a thunderstorm developing Saturday night, most likely between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., Sunday. […]

National Weather Service offering Severe Weather Safety and Spotter Training April 12

National Weather Service Milwaukee 2017 Severe Weather Safety and Spotter Training Class will take place Wednesday, April 12 at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gateway Technical College, Room T127, 3520 30th Ave., Kenosha. First Hour:  Severe Weather Safety. Second Hour:  Storm Spotter Training. Topics to be covered include: Tornado Safety & Storm spotting safety, how to get information quickly, […]

Hail in Paddock Lake (VIDEO)

The storm moving through the area dropped a good downpour of pea sized hail in Paddock Lake about 3:15 p.m. Here’s some video: Radar at 3:39 p.m., shows more storms west of here moving in our direction. A National Weather Service sever thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 10 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for an area including Kenosha County. The watch, issued at 1:45 p.m., will be in effect until 10 p.m. Monday.  

Storms may return this afternoon

We may see some more storms Monday in addition to what rolled through the area early this morning, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Storms could linger through about 7 a.m. Then they may reappear later this afternoon, around 2 p.m. By this evening, storms and rain should be out of the picture. Monday’s high […]

Severe Thunderstorm warning

in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a … Until 515 AM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Silver Lake, or near Paddock Lake, moving northeast at 55 mph At 450 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Silver Lake, or near Paddock Lake, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD…Quarter size hail. IMPACT…Damage to vehicles is expected. […]

Warm weekend ahead

A considerably warmer, and drier weekend is ahead in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. You might even be able to turn off the heat, at least for a few days. Friday’s forecast is for sunny with a high of 56. Saturday should be mostly sunny with a high of 68. Sunday should be […]

High wind warning downgraded to advisory

A forecast of less severe winds has prompted the National Weather Service to downgrade a high wind warning to a wind advisory for Thursday. The advisory will be in effect until 4 p.m. It will still be windy, just not as strong as earlier forecast. During the advisory period expect winds 15 to 20 mph, with […]

Wet week ahead

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a wet week ahead. Some chance of rain is in the forecast every day until Friday. Rain Monday is expected to continue through the early hours of Tuesday morning. There should be a break on Tuesday afternoon but a chance of rain returns Tuesday night and by Wednesday […]

Rain headed our way through Thursday

The chance of rain is 100 percent Wednesday night and Thursday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. There might even be a thunderstorm during that time. Thursday night the chance of rain slackens a bit to 70 percent and a bit further Friday to 40 percent. High temperatures will be in the 40s Thursday […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 9 a.m., Wednesday. Visibility during this advisory may be a quarter mile or less.

Warm Friday, wet weekend

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a Friday flirting with 70 degrees followed by a wet weekend. Friday’s high temperature may reach 69. But starting tonight and extending through Saturday it is expected to rain. The chance of rain Friday night is 90 percent, 100 percent Saturday, 80 percent for Saturday night […]

Warmth and rain in end of week forecast

Warmer and wetter weather is in the latest, local national Weather Service forecast for the latter part of the week and into the weekend. Wednesday will be colder than its been with a high of 36 but mostly sunny conditions. Thursday and Thursday night there will be a 40 to 50 percent chance of rain […]

Mixed precipitation in forecast for Friday morning

Snow that could change to rain or freezing rain is in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Friday morning. A chance of snow begins around midnight with  rain/freezing rain taking over after 4 a.m. Precipitation should be over by late morning/early afternoon. Friday’s high temperature should reach 44. Looking ahead a bit, we should […]

Lake effect snow warning shortened

The National Weather Service has shortened the term of a lake effect snow warning for our area. The warning will now be in effect until 10 a.m. Tuesday. At about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, we measured another 1.5 inches of snowfall overnight, though that may have been diminished somewhat by drifting. That would be a total […]

UPDATE: Total snow accumulation 4 inches

We took another measurement of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at noon and measured another 2 inches of snow. That would be a total of 4 inches since snow started last night. I have to say there has been, for the first time I can remember, some dispute about our snow measuring on […]

Lake effect snow warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a lake effect snow warning for an area that includes all of Kenosha County. The warning will be in effect until 1 p.m., Tuesday. Lake effect snow could add 5 to 8 inches to earlier forecast amounts, the warning says. The snow will be dry inland and possibly wetter […]

Snow update: 2 inches overnight, still falling

We measured about 2 inches of accumulated snow at westofthei.con headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5:30 a.m. Snow started falling here about 9:35 p.m., Sunday. Not much has changed in the forecast.  The area is under a winter weather advisory through 1 p.m., Tuesday. Expect snow to continue to fall Monday through 1 p.m. […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect from 10 p.m., Sunday, to 1 p.m., Tuesday. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for 3 to 8 inches of snow accumulation during that period.  

Real snow expected Sunday night to Monday night

I may just get to use the snowblower in 2017 after all. There’s some real snow in latest, local National Weather Service forecast for our area. In all we could see from 3 to 8 inches of accumulation from Sunday night to Monday night. Snow could start falling Sunday evening but it virtually certain to […]

Wind advisory issued

Another day and another wind advisory from the National Weather Service for Western Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 7 p.m., Wednesday. Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph are expected during this period.  Winds like this can make driving difficult, especially in high profile vehicles. The […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for for virtually all of Wisconsin including Western Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Winds of 15 to 25 mph are expected to with gusts as high as 40 mph. It is expected to be windy again Wednesday with 20 to 30 […]

Weather warning

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 1:15 am. Hazardous winds gusts up to 60 mph and penny size hail are possible.

Windy start to week; rain and storm possible Monday night

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast continues to expect warmer than usual temperatures for early this week, but that will be tempered somewhat by windy conditions through Wednesday. For example, Monday’s high is expected to reach 60. But with winds of 15 to 20 and gusts as high as 35, it probably won’t feel […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. The latest, local NWS forecast still calls for less than a half inch of snow accumulation. East of the I they may get up to one inch […]

Thunderstorms in forecast for Tuesday night; then snow

There’s a 90 percent chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. And after those storms and rain are gone Wednesday, we could get some snow. Western Kenosha County appears to be right on the edge of expected severe weather Tuesday night. I guess they have to draw the line somewhere, but […]

Wetter, snowier week ahead

A wetter, maybe even snowier week is ahead, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The water works are expected to start Monday night, with a 90 percent chance of rain. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain Tuesday and a 70 percent chance of rain Tuesday night. The rain may become snow Wednesday, […]

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