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Second severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a second severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County at about 4:20 p.m., according to the Kenosha County Emergency Service Warning Center. This warning is to be in effect until 4:45 p.m. Radar has indicated winds of up to 60 mph with this storm, which was over Lake Geneva at […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The warning will be in effect until 4:15 p.m. UPDATE 4:13 p.m. — Impressive clouds in the northwest and north sky over Paddock Lake and some increased wind, but no rain yet: UPDATE 4:16 p.m. — Dark […]

Showers and storms in forecast, followed by cool-off

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday and continue into Tuesday, followed by a cool down in temperatures from the unseasonable highs of last weekend, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain and thunderstorms are likely this evening and overnight. A chance of rain and/or thunderstorms will linger through Tuesday into Wednesday, […]

Hot weekend in forecast

This weekend will be a hot one, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Saturday and Sunday’s high temperatures expected at 93 and 95 respectively will make Friday also hot high of 86 seem mild. Rain is almost certain Friday, but will provide no relief over the rest of the weekend. Monday should still […]

Dense fog advisory issued; chance of rain and thunderstorms tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is scheduled to be in effect until 10 a.m., Sunday. “Cool east to northeast wind off Lake Michigan and high moisture levels in the atmosphere” are causing the for says the NWS advisory. The closer you are to Lake Michigan the […]

Wet Wednesday; cooler weekend

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast suggests Wednesday will be rainy you should be able to turn off the AC this weekend. There’s an 80 percent chance of rain Wednesday, which might also involve a thunderstorm or some fog. The chance of rain will lessen to 50 percent Wednesday night. The high temperature Wednesday […]

Memorial Day weekend gets warmer

The high temperatures in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Memorial Day weekend have gotten a bit warmer. High temperatures are now expected to be 88 on Friday and Saturday, 92 on Sunday and 88 again on Monday. Highs through the week should be in the lower 80s. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Temps in 80s for days, says forecast

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast includes something we haven’t seen for awhile — temperatures over 80 degrees. The warm streak is set to begin Thursday, with a high of 82. The trend will continue through the weekend with highs of 87 on Friday, 88 on Saturday and 88 on Sunday. Memorial Day will […]

Fox River receding; just missed flood stage

The Fox River’s most recent rise just missed getting to flood stage as measured at the New Munster gauge and is continuing to fall. The flood warning has expired. The river reached its highest point of 10.74 feet Tuesday morning. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 5 p.m. Wednesday, the river was at 10.35 feet. […]

Dense fog advisory issued

A dense fog advisory has been issued for Kenosha County by the National Weather Service. The advisory will be in effect until 7 a.m., Tuesday. Visibility during this period may be reduced to a half to a quarter of a mile, the advisory says. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Flood warning issued for Fox River

A flood warning has been issued for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river as measured at the New Munster gauge was at 10.74 feet at 8 p.m. The current forecast calls for the Fox to reach flood stage of 11 feet Tuesday morning. The forecast calls for a crest of 11.6 feet […]

Fox River slips below 12 feet; flood warning continues

The Fox River has slipped below flood stage of 11 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. The river was measured at 11.88 feet at 4 a.m., Friday.  A flood warning remains in effect. The current forecast for the river has it slipping below flood stage Sunday morning. There is a 60 percent chance […]

Fox River crests, starting to recede

The Fox River has crested at 12.43 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. That high water mark came at 9:15 p.m, Tuesday. As of 5 a.m. Wednesday, the river stood at 12.4 feet. The National Weather Service had been forecasting a crest of 13 feet. The current forecast calls for the river to […]

Fox River tops 12 feet, heading higher

The Fox River topped 12 feet early Tuesday morning and appears to still be on the rise considering subsequent readings at the New Munster gauge. As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, the river stood at 12.35 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect.  A crest of 13 feet […]

Fox River tops flood stage

The Fox River, as forecast by the National Weather Service, exceeded flood stage of 11 feet by about 2 p.m. Monday afternoon. As of 8 p.m., the river stands at 11.54 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. A flood warning remains in effect. A crest of 13.3 feet is forecast for Wednesday afternoon. […]

Strong thunderstorm headed our way

At 7:27 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement about a strong thunderstorm headed our way in Western Kenosha County: At 727 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Genoa City, or near Twin Lakes, moving east at 30 mph. Half inch hail has been reported with this storm. Locations impacted include… Twin Lakes, […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has now issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Kenosha County. At 10 a.m., the river was measuring at 10.65 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The crest forecast has been adjusted higher quite a bit from earlier today. Crest is now expected at […]

Flood watch issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Fox River in Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect until further notice. The river’s level was at 10.44 feet as of 7 a.m., Wednesday. Flood stage of 11 feet may be reached as early as Monday afternoon, the watch text says. The […]

Showers and storms in forecast for Monday

It should be a rainy and stormy early Monday morning, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. There’s a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight through 6 a.m., Monday. As much as .75 inch is possible. The middle of Monday should be clear, but the chance of rain and later thunderstorms […]

With recent and forecasted rain, Fox River on the rise

Recent rain that has fallen, and more in the forecast to come, has the Fox River on the rise. The river as measured at the New Munster Gauge, the Fox was up to 9.82 feet on Sunday at 6 p.m. On Friday at 11 p.m., the river was at 7.87 feet. The current National Weather […]

Cool, wet Friday and Saturday

The nice, warmer days we have had this week are coming to an end for a while Friday and Saturday. High temperatures for both of those days will be in the 40s, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. And it should be wet. There’s an 50 percent chance of rain Thursday night, an […]

More rain and perhaps a storm in forecast for Thursday night

More rain and perhaps another round of thunderstorms are in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain may start by 6 p.m. and be most likely between 6 and 9 p.m. If it develops, a thunderstorm is most likely between 6 and 11 p.m. A slight chance of rain lingers in the forecast for […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County. This warning is in effect until 9:30 p.m. This storm has shown wind gusts of 60 mph and quarter-sized hail. UPDATE 9:41 p.m. — Warning allowed to expire. Share7 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 7

Rain and maybe thunderstorms in forecast for Wednesday

Rain and possibly thunderstorms at times are in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday’s warm high temperature of 80 comes with a 30 percent chance of rain, most likely after 5 p.m. The chance of rain increases from 70 to 100 percent Wednesday night, with a chance of a […]

Rain Friday; warmer temps next week

It may be sunny when you read this, as it is when I write this, but the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County is calling for rain Friday afternoon. Rain could start as early as 1 p.m. and last as long as midnight, but is most likely between 4 and 6 […]

Temp to reach 60 Monday; stay above 50 all week

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast suggests that we may be in for, if not a heat wave, at least a sustained warm-up. Monday’s high temperature may reach 60. Highs the rest of the week will be above 50 and we may be flirting with 60 again Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. There’s some chance […]

50s and no snow in forecast for next 7 days

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County calls for highs in the 50s without a trace of snow or even much of rain for the next seven days. Maybe it will just be a freak week of warmth, but we’ll take it. The warm spell begins Friday with a high of 53 […]

Snow accumulation forecast increased

The amount of snow accumulation we might see Wednesday has increased in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The forecast now calls for up to two inches of accumulation Wednesday and another up to two inches of accumulation Wednesday night. Snow should start mid afternoon and continue through about midnight. The hours of the […]

Yep, another winter weather advisory and accumulating snow forecast

The National Weather Service has issued yet another mid-April winter weather advisory, this time from 10 a.m. Wednesday to 4 a.m. Thursday. The latest, local NWS forecast says we could see up to 2 inches of snow accumulation Wednesday and Wednesday night. There also could be some rain, freezing rain or even thunder. Snow should […]

Winter weather advisory in effect

The National Weather Service has issued a new winter weather advisory for our area until 8 a.m. Monday. Light snow is expected to continue Monday, tapering off as the day goes, says the latest, local NWS forecast At 5:15 a.m., we measured about .5 inch of snow on the ground at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock […]

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