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Weather to get cooler, wetter

Wow that stretch of weather since late last week to Wednesday was great wasn’t it? Warm temps, sun, little rain or snow. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says that run is done. Time to close the windows and turn the heat back on. Starting Thursday, temperatures will be a lot cooler than they […]

Dense fog advisory issue

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area that includes Western Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Visibility may be reduced to less than a quarter mile during this period. If you are traveling out of the immediate area, this fog is not just a local […]

Overnight rain forecast; patchy fog Tuesday morning

We should see some rain overnight, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The rain is likely to have started by 1 a.m. or a little earlier and be over by 4 a.m., though it may linger a bit longer. There may be some patchy fog as well. The low temperature will be 53.

Unseasonably warm temperatures to continue through Wednesday

I know we have reported on the prospect of an unseasonably warm weekend a few times this week, but, I will admit, it has been with some dread that the forecast was going to change and not for the better. Well, here we are, it’s Friday, and the weekend forecast still looks great and the […]

Cooler Wednesday, Thursday before warm weekend

The next couple of days will be a little cooler than we have been experiencing of late, but the pay off will come this weekend when temps will be down right spring like. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a high of 33 on Wednesday and a high of 37 on Thursday, […]

String of sunny — or at least mostly sunny — days starts Sunday

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast has something in it we haven’t seen a lot of lately — sun. After some possible rain Sunday morning, the skies are set to clear with the forecast of sunny or mostly sunny continuing through the balance of the week. Wow, I better check the sunscreen supply. Temperatures […]

Temps head back up

Temperatures are expected to head back up into rather comfortable territory for early February starting Friday. High temperatures are expected to be in the low 40s Friday through at least Monday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. On Friday, some of the warm edge might be taken off by winds of 15 to […]

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 will be in effect until noon. Visibility may be a quarter mile or less, though visibility may improve during rain showers. Rain should be done by about 1 p.m. at the latest. Tuesday’s […]

Up, then down, then back up temperatures this week

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast for this week has temperatures on a roller coaster ride. High temps Monday and Tuesday will be unseasonably  warm — in the 40s. High temps Wednesday and Thursday will drop 20 degrees and be in the mid to low 20s. Friday’s high should be back in the 40s again. […]

Colder for a couple of days

What’s a surer sign of more winter, what the ground hog saw or what you felt when you first walked outside today? Let’s just say temps are going to be a bit more brisk around here for at least a couple of days. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says high temperatures Thursday and […]

Will the sun ever shine again?

When I monitor the weather to see if there’s something appropriate for a post here, I generally am looking for certain conditions. Snow in the winter and rain in the warm months. High winds. Fog. Bitter cold or extreme heat. And storms of course. But over the last couple of weeks I have been looking for […]

Winter weather advisory issued

Kenosha County has now joined the rest of southern Wisconsin with a winter weather advisory in effect until midnight Thursday. The forecast has not changed a lot. Rain, maybe mixed with sleet, is likely through the earlier part of the day. Rain is likely to pick up in the middle of the afternoon and then […]

Slight snow accumulation in forecast for Tuesday night, Wednesday

The latest local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County is now calling for perhaps as much as 1.5 inches of snow and sleet accumulation over Tuesday night, Wednesday and Wednesday night. Rain is expected to start Tuesday night before 9 a.m. Snow may start after that, but is expected to end before midnight, […]

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 […]

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