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Mixed precipitation Tuesday night; rain Wednesday

Western Kenosha County should see a variety of precipitation over the next couple of days, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The stuff falling from the sky begins Tuesday night with rain and snow before 3 a.m., then rain, snow, and sleet between 3 and 4 a.m., then rain after 4 a.m. The […]

Fox River over flood level at New Munster

The Fox River has exceeded flood level at the New Munster gauge. A flood warning remains in effect. The river officially exceeded flood stage of 11 feet just after midnight Saturday morning when it was measured at 11.02 feet. At 6 p.m., it was measured at 11.47 feet. The National Weather Service forecast calls for the river […]

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river  measured 10.4 feet at the New Munster gauge at 10 a.m., Friday. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast is for the river reaching flood stage noon Saturday. The river is forecast to reach a […]

Winter weather advisory re-issued

The National Weather Service has re-issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Rain is expected to continue overnight and colder than air temperatures on road surfaces may lead to icing, which may lead to hazardous travel conditions. Tonight’s forecast […]

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 until noon. Mixed precipitation of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected. Temperatures will be warming through the day and precipitation may eventual become just rain this afternoon. The […]

More freezing precipitation possible Monday; then warmer

A good chance of more freezing precipitation is in the latest local National Weather Service forecast for Monday. Snow and sleet are likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 9 a.m., then freezing rain and sleet likely until 10 a.m. followed by rain.  Little or no ice accumulation is expected; new snow and sleet accumulation […]

Winter weather advisory issued

A variety of precipitation that will make roads slick has promoted the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory is due to last until midnight. Freezing rain, sleet and snow could be seen during the advisory period. Slippery roads, bridges and […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Tuesday for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect from 3 p.m. to midnight. Winds during this period will be from 20 to 30 mph with gusts as high as 55 mph,the advisory says. That is strong enough […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Tuesday morning for an area that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory warns of slippery travel conditions brought on by rain freezing on untreated roads. The advisory will be in effect until 10 a.m., Tuesday.

Cold spell to last through weekend

The cold that has started Wednesday will continue through the weekend says the latest National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County. Highs will be in the low teens with lows in the low single digits Wednesday through Friday. Saturday and Sunday highs could reach the mid teens. Wednesday could be windy, with gusts as high […]

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 10 a.m. Dense fog may cause visibility of as little as a quarter mile, the advisory says.

Colder weather on the way starting midweek

Much colder weather is in the National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County starting Wednesday. If you have anything to do outside (Are those Christmas lights still up? Mine are.) you might consider getting it done Monday or Tuesday, when high temperatures are expected to remain in the high 30s. The big chill starts […]

Wind advisory issued for Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. During the advisory period, winds will be up to 30 mph and reach gusts of up to 50 mph.

Are you dreaming of a wet, warm Christmas?

Christmas Day appears set to be wet and warm, says the latest, local National Weather service forecast. The high temperature Sunday should reach 42. A chance of rain develops in the afternoon and is a virtual certainty by midnight. Wind will be increasing through the day, reaching steady winds of 15 to 20 mph in […]

Warm-up continues; snow Friday

Warmer winter temperatures are expected to continue through Christmas and a little beyond, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. High temperatures Thursday through Monday should be in the mid to high 30s. There’s a virtually certain forecast of snow Friday and Friday night, though the impact should be considerably less than the last […]

Warmer spell starts Tuesday, extends through holiday weekend

A trend of noticeably warmer days is in the National Weather service forecast for the next seven days. It will be even more noticeable — and welcome for most — after some of the coldest December weather experienced in awhile the last few days. Tuesday’s high temperature is expected to reach 30. And highs for Wednesday, […]

Snow update: 2.5 inches (or so) more; winter storm warning extended; wind chill advisory issued

At about 10:30 p.m., we measured about another 2.5 inches of snow since out last measurement at about 8 a.m at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. Some drifting was taking place by then. That makes a total of about 6 inches of snow since the storm started Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service has extended […]

Snow update: Just a little overnight; more coming

At about 7:50 a.m. Saturday, we measured at westofthe.com headquarters in Paddock Lake just an additional .5 inch of snow accumulation since 10 p.m., Friday. That would be a total of 3.5 inches since snow started falling at about 2:40 p.m. Friday. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 9 p.m. If you’re disappointed in that […]

Snow update: Snow accumulation so far

At 10 p.m., we measured 3 inches of snow since the start of this storm at about 2:40 p.m. at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. The latest local National Weather Service forecast is calling for 1 to 2 inches of snow Friday night and a little less snow Saturday than previously forecast, with around an […]

Snow update: Latest accumulation forecast; storm warning still in effect

There’s some light snow falling already in Paddock Lake, site of westofthei.com headquarters, but much more on the way, says the National Weather Service. A winter storm warning remains in effect for Kenosha County from 2 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday. NWS has some conflicting info on how much snow we will see. The […]

Winter Storm Warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for an area that now includes Kenosha County. The warning is for 2 p.m., Friday through 9 p.m., Saturday. Earlier Thursday, far southern Wisconsin including Kenosha County was not included in the waning area, but as models changed it was added. The warning calls for […]

SNOW UPDATE: 6.25 storm total

We measured another 3 inches of snow on the ground at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake between 11 a.m. and about 9 p.m. That would be a total of 6.25 inches of snow accumulation since 4 p.m. Saturday. Now comes the cold, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s high temp is forecast […]

Snowmobile trails not open yet

Kenosha County’s snowmobile trail system is not open yet, says a message recorded at the hotline number as of noon Sunday. Just about 3 inches of light snow so far has not been enough to open the trails, the message says. Check the hotline again if the snow keeps falling. The Kenosha snowmobile trail hotline […]

SNOW UPDATE: 3.25 inches so far

At about 11 a.m. Sunday, we measured an additional 1.75 inches of snow at westofthei.com HQ in Paddock Lake since 10:30 p.m., Saturday. That’s a total 3.25 inches of accumulation since snow started falling at about 4 p.m., Saturday. The National Weather Service forecast has not changed much. We should expect snow to continue to […]

SNOW UPDATE: 1.5 inches

At about 10: 25 p.m., we measured about 1.5 inches of snow accumulation in Paddock Lake since about a 4 p.m. start. Roads have been covered for hours and snow is expected to continue through Sunday. A winter storm warning is in effect from the National Weather Service until 8 p.m., Sunday. If you do […]

Winter storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for a part of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning will be in effect from 6 p.m. Saturday through 8 p.m. Sunday. The latest, local forecast now calls for a 100 percent chance of snow Saturday afternoon, Saturday night and Sunday. Snow should begin […]

Winter storm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The watch will go into effect at 6 p.m., Saturday and last until midnight Monday. The local forecast for that period calls for 3 to 9 inches of snow accumulation Saturday night through Sunday night. […]

NWS increases forecast for possible snow this weekend

There’s quite a bit more snow possible this weekend in the latest National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County. The NWS is now calling for 1 to 3 inches of snow (80 percent chance) Saturday night, 1 to 3 inches (70 percent chance) Sunday and 1 to 3 inches (60 percent chance) Sunday night. That’s […]

Snow expected this weekend; then colder

The National Weather Service is forecasting a nearly certain chance of snow Saturday night. The current forecast for Western Kenosha County says there could be 1 to 3 inches of accumulation Saturday night. There is a 40 percent chance of more snow Sunday and Sunday night before tapering off Monday morning. High temps will be in the […]

Temps to get cold, then colder next week

It’s going to get colder this week and it might get even colder next week. Wednesday’s high temperature will be just 28, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. It goes down from there for highs: 23 on Thursday, 20 on Friday, 24 on Saturday, with a 40-60 percent chance of snow. Sunday may […]

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