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Snow update: Snow fall total, get ready for a cold night

So with all of the snow that’s going to fall on the ground already at 6:30 p.m., I measured a total of 8.5 inches at headquarters in Paddock Lake since Friday at about 6:30 p.m. Now brace for some real cold. The National Weather Service forecast says we may see a low of 4 Saturday night. That won’t […]

Reader’s photos: First big snow fall of Winter of 2015-16

Here are some photos readers have shared of the first snow — which also happens to be the first big snow — of the Winter of 2015-16:

Morning snow update

At 8:30 a.m. , I measured an additional 5 inches of snow at headquarters in Paddock Lake. That would be a total of 7 inches since snow started falling at about 6:30 p.m. Friday evening. Not much has changed about the local National Weather Service forecast. The winter storm warning is still in effect until […]

Snow update

Early snowfall suggests we are well on our way to seeing 5 to 9 inches of snow accumulation from this storm. Snow started falling in Paddock Lake at about 6:30 p.m. At 10:30 p.m., I measured 2 inches of wet heavy snow on the ground. I hope you got some gas for that snowblower. The National […]

Winter storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has now issued a winter storm warning for our area in regards to the expected snow coming Friday night and Saturday. The warning is in effect from 9 a.m. Friday to 3 p.m. Saturday. The snow forecast for Western Kenosha County are a little heavier than last time we checked in, with […]

Winter storm watch issued for Friday-Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Friday evening through Saturday afternoon for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. Snow accumulations during that period could reach 4 to 7 inches. Winds may reach 10- 25 mph. The combination of snow and wind could reduce visibility. Temperatures also will get colder […]

Snow accumulation creeps into forecast for end of the week

A nearly certain forecast of snow deep enough that you will have to shovel has crept into the forecast for Friday night and Saturday. The National Weather Service local forecast says there’s a 90 percent chance of snow with a possible 1 to 3 inch accumulation Friday night and a 90 percent chance of snow with […]

Flood advisory issued

At 5:49 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory says heavy rain may cause urban and small stream flooding. Ponding of water on highways and low-lying areas may result. The advisory is in effect until 8:45 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. This watch is in effect until 11 p.m.

Rain tonight, wind tomorrow

It’s going to rain tonight to be followed by some strong wind Thursday, says the local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is virtually certain to begin by about 7 p.m. Wednesday night and continue until 10 p.m., though it may start sooner and/or end later. Then the wind takes over. In fact, the NWS has issued […]

Fog this morning

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook this morning for our area for fog. Fog may reduce visibility to .5 mile and could last until mid-morning. A warm day for early November is still expected with a high of 66.

Nice and warm weather for this week

The National Weather Service forecast for this area looks nice and warm for this week — especially considering we flipped a calendar page to November over the weekend. The high temperature is expected to clear 60 Sunday. Monday and Tuesday will be in the high 60s and we may reach 70 Wednesday. Hardly a cloud in the […]

Rain tonight, some chance for snow Wednesday night

The National Weather Service forecast says we should get ready for some rain tonight, placing the chance at 100 percent. Of much less certainty is a chance for snow/showers for Wednesday night. There’s a 30 percent chance we might see some flakes then. No accumulation is expected. Wednesday and Thursday lows overnight should be in […]

Warmer beginning of the week in forecast

A return to warmer weather is in this week’s National Weather Service forecast. Monday and Tuesday’s high temperature should reach 69 with Wednesday’s just a bit higher at 71. Monday should also be windy, with winds from 15 to 25 mph, and gusts as high as 40 mph. There’s some chance of rain in forecast too: A […]

Frost in forecast for Friday and Saturday nights

There’s frost in the local National Weather Service forecast for Friday and Saturday nights. Friday night’s low is forecast to dip to 28; Saturday’s low is forecast for 30. Interestingly, freeze warnings issued by the NWS for northeastern Illinois have not been issued for our location yet, despite a similar forecast. High temperatures are expected to reach 50 […]

Cooler today, then warmer by Saturday

Friday may seem chilling, not even quite making it into the 60s. But the chilly effect won’t be for long, says the local National Weather Service forecast. Saturday’s high temperature should creep back up into the mid 60s and surge into the mid 70s Sunday and Monday. Tuesday through Thursday look to have agreeable temps […]

Cooler weather to start Tuesday

That great streak of weather we have had going for about the last week is coming to an end — starting Tuesday. Monday we were flirting with a high of 80; the actual high temp at Kenosha Airport was 78. Tuesday’s high is forecast to reach 62. Wednesday and Thursday it will be 61. Friday just 58. […]

4.5 inches for Trevor last night

How much rain did we get Thursday night? West Jacobs in Trevor shared this photo of his rain gauge, which showed a little more than 4.5 inches: The next round is most likely to start around 8 p.m., maybe earlier. The National Weather Service puts the chance of heavy rain at 100 percent. A flash flooding […]

Flash flood watch issued

At 8:50 a.m., it may be bright and sunny out, but the National Weather Service is expecting weather later Friday a lot like what we saw Thursday evening and night. To that end, the NWS has issued a flash flood watch for an area of southern Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is to be in […]

Flash flood warning issued

At 10:49 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 1:45 a.m., Friday. Additional rainfall of .5 to 1 inch of rain is possible during the warning period. Here is some video of a front yard ditch in Paddock Lake around 11 p.m.:

Readers’ photos: Afternoon storm

The storm that rolled in over the are arounf 3:30 p.m. or so wasn’t unexpected, but it did seem to come up fast. Here’s a photo of the sky over Paddock Lake taken by Valerie Smith: We may not be done. The National Weather Service hourly forecast says rain is likely again by about 10 […]

Two nights of thunderstorms expected

The National Weather Service local forecast says we’re in for a couple of dark and stormy nights. After a mostly then partly sunny day with a high in the 80s, the forecast says there’s an 80 percent chance of a thunderstorm Thursday night. Seeing storms Friday during the day is more iffy, with just a 40 percent chance […]

NWS says torrential rainfall heading this way

At 11:09 a.m., the National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement saying a stormt hat has been producing torrential rainfall will effect Western Kenosha County soon. The NWS says localized flooding could result.

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 […]

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