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Low temp to dip below 50 Monday night

Looks like it will be chilly in Western Kenosha County for the first week of official summer. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a low of 48 Monday night. I guess that’s not totally surprising when the temperature Monday right around 2 p.m. is just 67. But Tuesday should also start a […]

Rain/storm possible this morning, likely tonight

Western Kenosha County could see some isolated showers Thursday morning and is likely to see some showers and storms over night. The latest local National Weather Service forecast says there’s a 20 percent chance of showers, mostly between 7 and 9 a.m. Then there’s a 40 percent to 80 percent chance of a thunderstorm later, peaking […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 8 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area including Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect until midnight. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for […]

First 90s of the season this weekend

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a hot weekend with the first 90s of the season. Thursday and Friday’s high temperatures will be around 80. But Saturday could reach 89 and Sunday 92. Monday will be hot too, with a forecast high of 91. By Wednesday, high temperatures should be back in […]

Cooler, dry week ahead

After a weekend that probably had you thinking about summer and maybe even reaching for the thermostat to put on the AC, this week will be a bit cooler. Monday’s high temperature will be just 68, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast, with highs for the balance of the week in the low […]

80s for this weekend

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast for this weekend is a warm one. The forecast high temperature for Friday is forecast for 80, for Saturday 83 and Sunday 82. Friday and Saturday are expected to be sunny and mostly sunny. Saturday, there is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Later next week looks to be […]

Rainy days ahead

Showers and thunderstorms should start Monday night and pretty much continue through Tuesday and Wednesday. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast shows a 60 percent chance of showers/storms tonight (most likely between 6 and 10 p.m.), a 70 percent chance of showers/storms Tuesday (most likely between 1 and 6 p.m.) and a 50 percent […]

Cooler, wetter weekend

It’s going to be much cooler and wet this weekend, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. After days this week of upper 70s-plus highs, Friday’s high temperature is expected to reach just 50. Saturday’s high is forecast for 66 and Sunday’s high 63. Rain is also likely during that period. Friday there will […]

Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has now included Kenosha County in a tornado watch. The watch continues until 1 a.m., Thursday. At 8:49 p.m., NWS radar shows a large band of storms tracking northeast approaching the area

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes all of Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect until 2 a.m. At 9:02 p.m., radar shows a close at hand storm and another much larger one farther west heading east. That second storm is generating severe […]

Showers and/or storms likely Monday night

There’s a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms  Monday night before 10 p.m., says the local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is most likely between 6 and 10 p.m.

Stretch of warmer weather ahead

This might be the week you can finally turn off the heat. The latest, local forecast from the National Weather Service calls for a stretch of days with highs in the 70s — and even one maybe in the 80s. Friday’s high is expected to reach 67. Then the high temperature for Saturday through Thursday […]

What? Freeze warning issued for early Monday morning

Much of the weather Sunday may have been quite nice — sunny and warmish. But alas, the National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Western Kenosha County. The freeze warning goes into effect at midnight Monday and extends to 8 a.m. Monday. The low here is forecast […]

Fox River exceeds flood stage

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge has exceeded flood stage. The river first was first measured over flood stage of 11 feet at 7:45 p.m., Monday evening, when it registered 11.01 feet. As of 4:45 a.m. Tuesday it measured at 11.36 feet. The current forecast for the river calls for it […]

Brrrrrrr: Frost advisory issued for Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for about the lower half of Wisconsin, including Western Kenosha County. The advisory will be in effect from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m., Wednesday. If you have sensitive plants outside you should protect them. If you leave for work before 8 a.m. in a vehicle parked […]

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. Visibility during this period is expected to be a quarter mile of less. Drivers should use headlights, slow down and allow extra plenty of distance ahead, the […]

Flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. At at 6:15 a.m., Saturday the river was measuring 9.63 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast for the river calls for flood stage to be reached by Monday evening. A crest […]

Very wet weekend forecast

The National Weather Service latest local forecast is a wet one. Rainfall totals for Saturday through Sunday night are forecast from 2.5 inches to 4.25 inches. Rain is expected to start Saturday afternoon around 3 p.m. and continue into early Monday morning. The heaviest rain will come Sunday, when between 1 to 2 inches of […]

Mostly sunny and warm Tuesday, then rain

Tuesday should be another nice day with a high over 70 and mostly sunny skies, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The rest of the week, however, stands a good chance of being wet, the same forecast says. The rain could start as early as Tuesday night, but grows to a 50 percent […]

Storms possible overnight

Thunderstorms are possible in the early hours of Thursday morning. The latest,local National Weather Service forecast includes a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms, most likely between 1 and 3 a.m.

Warm Tuesday, then cooler

Tuesday should be another of the warm days we’ve come to expect over the last few days, but after that it’s back to reality The National Weather Service forecast says we should reach a high of 70 Tuesday. It will be breezy too, with winds as high as 30 mph. Temperatures will then cool off […]

Very warm weekend for Easter

The National Weather Service is forecasting a very warm Easter weekend. Saturday’s high is forecast for 80. Sunday’s high is forecast for 69. Between those two points in time, there may be some stormy weather. There’s a 70 percent chance of a thunderstorm developing Saturday night, most likely between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., Sunday. […]

National Weather Service offering Severe Weather Safety and Spotter Training April 12

National Weather Service Milwaukee 2017 Severe Weather Safety and Spotter Training Class will take place Wednesday, April 12 at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gateway Technical College, Room T127, 3520 30th Ave., Kenosha. First Hour:  Severe Weather Safety. Second Hour:  Storm Spotter Training. Topics to be covered include: Tornado Safety & Storm spotting safety, how to get information quickly, […]

Hail in Paddock Lake (VIDEO)

The storm moving through the area dropped a good downpour of pea sized hail in Paddock Lake about 3:15 p.m. Here’s some video: Radar at 3:39 p.m., shows more storms west of here moving in our direction. A National Weather Service sever thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 10 p.m.

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for an area including Kenosha County. The watch, issued at 1:45 p.m., will be in effect until 10 p.m. Monday.  

Storms may return this afternoon

We may see some more storms Monday in addition to what rolled through the area early this morning, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Storms could linger through about 7 a.m. Then they may reappear later this afternoon, around 2 p.m. By this evening, storms and rain should be out of the picture. Monday’s high […]

Severe Thunderstorm warning

in Milwaukee/Sullivan has issued a … Until 515 AM, a severe thunderstorm was located over Silver Lake, or near Paddock Lake, moving northeast at 55 mph At 450 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Silver Lake, or near Paddock Lake, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD…Quarter size hail. IMPACT…Damage to vehicles is expected. […]

Warm weekend ahead

A considerably warmer, and drier weekend is ahead in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. You might even be able to turn off the heat, at least for a few days. Friday’s forecast is for sunny with a high of 56. Saturday should be mostly sunny with a high of 68. Sunday should be […]

High wind warning downgraded to advisory

A forecast of less severe winds has prompted the National Weather Service to downgrade a high wind warning to a wind advisory for Thursday. The advisory will be in effect until 4 p.m. It will still be windy, just not as strong as earlier forecast. During the advisory period expect winds 15 to 20 mph, with […]

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