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Labor Day weekend warm, maybe wet

This Labor Day weekend looks to continue the heat of recent days, with some chance for rain as well. The National Weather Service local forecast says Saturday’s high should reach 86, Sunday’s 90 and Monday’s 83. There’s just a 20 percent chance of rain Saturday, before noon and then again after 2 p.m. Sunday has no […]

Dense fog this morning

Expect dense fog this morning, says a special weather statement issued by the NAional Weather Service. Visibility may be reduced to a quarter mile or less in spots. The fog is expected to lift between 9 and 10 a.m.

Warmer weather in forecast for next 7 days

The weather looks to be warmer next week, says the local National Weather Service forecast. Just in time for school to start? How’s that for timing. Monday should start a streak of high temperatures in the mid and high 80s that should last through next Sunday. The week also looks to be dry, so far. The only chance […]

Strong storm in area; NWS warns of hail, torrential rain

The storm drenching much of Western Kenosha County at just before 6 p.m. could result in torrential rain and hail, says a special weather statement issued by the National Weather Service. Storms look to continue through about 7 p.m. Monday with a lesser chance after that through Tuesday afternoon and then increase in likelihood  Tuesday […]

Warmer weekend

The high temperatures Saturday and Sunday hereabouts should be higher than they’ve been in a while, says the National Weather Service forecast. Saturday’s high should reach 89. Sunday should take it up a notch to 90. Monday should be a bit cooler with a high of 85 before a cooling trend hits. High temperatures Tuesday […]

Storm moving through area from north

At 8 p.m. a storm is moving through the area coming from the north. The National Weather Service says the storm is moving south at 45 mph. Hail and winds as high as 50 mph have been associated with the storm, which seems to have popped up out of nowhere. The storm is expected to impact all of […]

Readers photos: Aug. 2, 2015 thunderstrom

The National Weather Service’s statement about the possibility of stormy weather Sunday really seemed unlikely just by looking outside much of the day. It was beautiful! Oh but then the clouds changed, the storms came and the sky above Kenosha County was lit up with a constant light show. The NWS office in Sullivan published this […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northern Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 9:15 p.m. Here’s some video from the sky above Paddock Lake, looking northeast a little before 9 p.m.: UPDATE 8:54 p.m. — Severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for all of Kenosha County now until […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

At 3:19 p.m., the Kenosha County Warning Center is reporting that 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.

Windy then chance of storms; cool off this week

Sunday should be windy, perhaps followed up later by a thunderstorm, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. Winds will start out at 10 to 15 mph, but increase to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon, eventually gusting as high as 40 mph. A 50 percent chance of a thunderstorm Sunday after 11 a.m. will increase to 60 […]

Rain tonight? Maybe

The local National Weather Service forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of rain tonight. If it does rain, it looks like it is most likely going to come between midnight and 8 a.m. and it could be heavy. At about 9:16 p.m., radar shows rain coming alive in eastern Iowa and moving to the east. Tonight’s low […]

Tornado watch cancelled

As of 7:45 p.m., the National Weather Service tornado watch that was to last until 10 p.m. has been cancelled. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms remains in the forecast for tonight.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued; tornado watch until 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning warning for an area of Wisconsin including Western Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 3 p.m. This storm has produced 60 mph winds and hail. The NWS also has issued a tornado watch until 10 p.m. UPDATE 2:32 p.m. — NWS has issued a tornado […]

Heat advisory issued for Saturday

A heat advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for our area for Saturday. The advisory will be in effect from noon to 8 p.m. The high temperature could reach 92 Saturday with heat index values as high as 103. There also may be patchy fog in the morning and a 20-30 percent chance […]

Showers and storms possible today, likely tonight

Showers and thunderstorms are possible today and even likely this evening into tonight, says the National Weather Service forecast. Rain could start around 3 p.m., and is likely after 7 p.m. Thursday’s high will be just 75, but a warm-up is expected to start Friday and continue through the weekend. High temperatures are expected to be 88, […]

Units responding for alarm at Wilmot UHS

At about 8:03 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a general fire alarm. Per disapatch: Alarm company has contacted a key holder and they believe the alarm is false.

Storms approaching?

At about 8:35 p.m., it looks like a second round of storms could be bearing down on Western Kenosha County. Some of the cloud formation looking to the south are pretty interesting as the storm moves in from the north. I took this photo east of Paddock Lake along Highway 50 at about 8:15 p.m. looking south. […]

Second severe thunderstorm watch issued

At 3:17 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for 47 counties in Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch is set to expire at 9 p.m. This is the second severe thunderstorm watch issued today. Between 5 and 6 a.m., a round of storms moved through the area.

Severe thuderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm until 10 a.m. However, radar indicates that the storm that moved through earlier is beyond our area with nothing imminent in its wake. However, there’s a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms returning after about 2 p.m. That 50 percent chance is expected to stay with us Monday night, Tuesday […]

Thunderstorm likely Monday morning

It’s very likely we will have a thunderstorm Monday morning, says the latest local forecast from the National Weather Service. The storm is most likely to arrive between 4 and 8 a.m. A 50 percent chance of a thunderstorm continues in the forecast for Monday night and Tuesday.

Rain likely tonight; possible Sunday

Rain is likely going to fall on Western Kenosha County Saturday night, says the National Weather Service forecast. There’s a 70 percent of thunderstorms and some patchy fog tonight. Rain and storms are most likely between 8 p.m. Saturday and about 5 a.m. Sunday. A 50 percent chance of rain or thunderstorms will persist through Sunday, decreasing […]

Summer temps to return

A warm-up to more seasonably warm temperatures should begin Friday, says the local National Weather Service forecast. The high temperature Friday should be 79, with the same Saturday. Sunday should get into the low s. The longer range forecast calls for temperatures to remain in the high 70s, low 80s through at least Thursday. The […]

Storms likely tonight

We’re likely in fora thunderstorm overnight, says the local National Weather Service forecast. Rain could start as early as 5 p.m., but a thunderstorms is mostly likely after 11 p.m. through 3 a.m. In the meantime, it will be warmer than we are used to of late. The high temperature today could reach 86 degrees. After […]

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 […]

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