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All warnings cancelled

Storm warnings for Kenosha county have been cancelled, including the watch until 3 pm. That does not mean it will not storm. It still could rain, hail and have high winds for the rest of the day.  

Severe thunderstorm warning

Kenosha county is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 11:45 am.

Severe Thunderstorm watch

Kenosha County is now under a severe thunderstorm watch until 3 pm.

Possible severe weather

From the National Weather Service. Morning Severe Thunderstorms Possible, Small Chance for Afternoon Severe Thunderstorms Morning Threat: Strong Winds Large Hail Late afternoon/Evening Threat: Strong Winds Large Hail Tornado An ongoing thunderstorm complex that developed in the Dakotas overnight will race quickly across southern Minnesota and southern Wisconsin later this morning through early afternoon. This […]

Rain Monday, clear Tuesday, maybe storms Wednesday and Thursday

It’s raining now and it’s likely — even more likely — to rain, says the National Weather Service forecast. Thunderstorms Monday are most likely to occur between 4 and 6 p.m. Tuesday should be clear.  A 40 percent chance of thunderstorms returns Wednesday and Thursday. High temperatures all week should be in the high 70s, with lows in the […]

Chance of rain Saturday, more likely in coming days

The forecast for Saturday has changed up quite a bit from what the National Weather Services was seeing Friday. There is now a 50 percent chance of rain or a thunderstorm Saturday. That increases to a 70 percent chance of a storm Saturday night and Sunday. Sunday night there will be a 60 percent chance of […]

Flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect from 5 p.m., Thursday until 7 a.m., Friday. The watch is prompted by expected heavy rain tonight, perhaps as much as 1 to 2 inches. That volume of rain could cause street […]

Today is Heat Awareness Day

Int he wake of the warmest days this year, Thursday is Heat Awareness Day in Wisconsin. Here is a media release form Kenosha County Emergency Management about how to remain healthy and safe even when the mercury rises: Heat can kill. That’s why Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the National Weather […]

Readers photos: Silver Lake hail

Kelly Mickelsen shared some photos of hail that fell in Silver Lake Monday. Kelly points out that these stones were still quarters size by the time she took the photos. They probably has melted some by then. More thunderstorms are int eh forecast for Thursday and Friday.

Thunderstorms expected Thursday, Friday

We should expect to see some thunderstorms hereabouts Thursday and Friday, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. There’s a chance of a storm throughout Thursday, but the likelihood picks up about 5 p.m. and is virtually certain by 7 p.m. Friday, there’s a 90 percent chance of a thunderstorm all day. The forecast […]

80-plus for high temps Tuesday, Wednesday

The National Weather Service forecast calls for what might be called actual hot weather Tuesday and Wednesday, with high temperatures in the 80s. Tuesday the high temp is forecast for 86. Wednesday, it is expected to reach 84. The balance of the week should see a bit of a drop off, with temperatures dropping back into […]

Strong thunderstorm moving through area

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement regarding a strong thunderstorm making its way through the area. The storm is expected to be over Silver Lake at about 1:40 p.m. and Paddock Lake at about 1:50 p.m. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. […]

Fog in forecast for this morning

Fog is in the National Weather Service forecast for this morning. Visibility may be a quarter mile or less. It should start to break-up by about 8 a.m. Friday’s high temperature is expected to be a little cooler than of late, reach just 67.

Rain likely today and tonight, then cooler

Rain is likely Friday and virtually certain Friday night, the National Weather Service forecast says. We could use a little rain, but the bigger shock to the system is likely to be the temperatures starting Saturday. After a week of 70s and above, Saturday and Sunday’s high temperatures look to be in the high 50s. […]

Warm this week until Saturday; rain later today

The National Weather Service Forecast calls for a warm, occasionally wet, week this week with high temperatures firmly in the 70s. Until Saturday, that is. The high temperature that day is expected to reach just 55 on Saturday and 58 on Sunday. Rain is most likely later today, with the strongest chance being between 1 and […]

Temps to cool, no rain this week

The early summer like temperatures of the last few days will be ending after Monday, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s high is forecast to reach 75. The high Tuesday and Wednesday will be 54. Temperatures are expected to return to the mid to high 60s  Thursday through Sunday. There’s no chance of […]

Rain tonight; warmer for the weekend

Rain looks likely for Thursday night, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. There’s just a 10 percent chance of rain Thursday during the day, but that increases to a 90 percent chance of rain tonight. Rain is most likely between 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday. After that it should warm up […]

Cooler Tuesday and Wednesday; frost possible at night

Temperatures should be substantially cooler Tuesday and Wednesday than we’ve been used to of late. High temperatures both days should be in the mid 50s. Perhpas even more noteworthy is a cold night tonight. There could be patchy frost tonight and morning frost Wednesday with a low temperature of 36.

Dense fog advisory extended

The National Weather Service has extended a dense fog advisory until 7 a.m. Monday. Until sunrise burns off the fog, visibility could be a quarter mile or less in foggy areas. Otherwise, showers are likely and a thunderstorm possible between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. After that, a lesser chance of showers or thunderstorms remains […]

Dense fog advisory in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until midnight.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

At 5:18 p.m., the Kenosha County Emergency Services Warning Center is reporting that the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kenosha County. The notice is effective until further notice. NWS radar suggests storms and rain are moving in from the southwest.

Thunderstorms in forecast for tonight

Thunderstorms Friday night/early Saturday morning are in the National Weather Service Forecast, with an 80 percent chance. Storms are most likely to occur after 7 p.m. Friday and before 4 a.m. Saturday. Saturday looks to be free of rain, with a high temp of  63. But showers and storms may return Sunday into Monday.

Temp to top 80 Thursday; Friday rainy

Thursday’s temperature is expected to reach the mid 80s, the National Weather Service local forecast says. But it’s spring, so there’s a price to pay. Thunderstorms begin to creep into the forecast tonight and will stick around to some degree through the weekend. Thursday night there’s 30 percent chance of a thunderstorm, followed by a 60 percent […]

Fog this morning

We could see patchy dense fog in our area until mid morning, says the National Weather Service. Visibility in areas experiencing fog could be less than one quarter of a mile or less. We should see a high of 70 degrees today, with just a 20 percent chance of more rain, the NWS forecast says.

UPDATE: Rain not so likely today, but thunderstorms in forecast for tonight

Turns out it’s not so likely that there will be rain Monday, with just a 20 percent chance of showers in the latest local National Weather Service forecast. Tonight there’s still a good chance (70 percent) of thunderstorms in the very early hours of Tuesday morning. A 70 percent chance of rain continues in the forecast for Tuesday.

Temperature may top 80 today; thunderstorms and rain in forecast for the week

It may actually get over 80 degrees today, the National Weather Service forecast says. So if you did not finish those outdoor tasks Saturday, you may have a little more time today. But don’t dilly-dally too long. There is rain in the forecast as well, starting tonight, with a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms, mostly after […]

Temperatures in the 70s forecast for Saturday, Sunday, Monday

High temperatures could reach the 70s Saturday, Sunday and Monday, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. After Monday, it looks like temperatures could dip some again, but just down into the 60s. Has this warming trend got you thinking about doing some planting? Check out this article from NWS about last freeze dates […]

Low tonight could dip below freezing

The low temperature could dip below freezing Wednesday, says the National Weather Service forecast. The mercury could get as low as 29. You might want to turn the heat back on. The forecast is calling for the same chilly low Thursday night. A warm-up of sorts begins Friday night when lows begin creeping back into […]

UPDATE: Rain expected later this afternoon

The National Weather Service forecast is now calling for rain on Sunday a little later than what was forecast yesterday. Rain is now likely after possible after 1 p.m., likely after 4 p.m. and pretty darn sure about 6 p.m., says NWS hourly weather data.

Rain Sunday and maybe Monday; cooler after that

I hope you had the chance to enjoy the sunny and warm weather of Friday and Saturday because there is a change in the forecast for the coming week. There’s a 90 percent chance of rain Sunday and Sunday night followed by a 50 percent chance of more rain Monday. There’s a lesser chance of […]

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