Warmer temperatures are finally appearing in the local National Weather Service forecast — starting today. Today’s high is expected to reach 39. Of the next five days in the forecast, four are expected to have highs above 35 degrees. Right now, Monday’s high is forecast to reach 46. Can you say snow melt? The only […]
As of about 5:30 a.m., we had 1 7/8 inches of snow on the ground from overnight snowfall here at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. The local National Weather Service forecast calls for snow to drop off at about 8 a.m., but continue until 11 a.m. The high temperature will be about 21. Thursday and […]
Last night’s snow is exceeding expectations, with a solid inch on the ground in Paddock Lake at about 5:30 a.m. The forecast was calling for less. More snow is still expected tonight, when there’s a 90 percent chance of more snow falling, with less than an inch accumulating, according to the National Weather Service forecast.
Our old friend snow is back in the forecast for tonight and Tuesday night. The local National Weather Service forecast includes an 80 percent chance of snow tonight, with less than a half inch of accumulation expected. Tuesday night there’s an 80 percent chance of snow again, with 1 to 2 inches of accumulation expected.
The snow from Friday and Saturday actually ended a little earlier than expected Saturday evening. We measured a total of about 2.5 inches at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. The snow’s over, so this winter you know what that means — cold. Right on cue the National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory […]
We measured about .75 of an inch of snow accumulation overnight here at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. The forecast says we should get some more today and tonight, maybe as much as 3 inches before it’s all over. A winter weather advisory to be in effect from 3 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday […]
Snow is back in the National Weather Service forecast for tonight, Saturday and Saturday night. Accumulation should be modest, however. The expected range is something from less than two inches to about 3.5 inches. The high temperature today is forecast for 23.
Another day, another bitter cold morning. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory starting at 3 a.m. Thursday and expiring at noon. The local forecast calls for a high temperature of 5, which paired with winds of 10 to 15 mph and gusts to 30 mph, may produce wind chill as low […]
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for a part of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County for Wednesday. The combination of a high temperature of 10 with winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph wind chills could reach -25. The advisory is in effect from midnight to […]
Here’s a rather depressing look ahead at expectations for temperatures next week from the National Weather Service office in Sullivan: Post by US National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan Wisconsin.
Wondering how strong that wind was last night? The photo above is the backyard of westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake, where we woke up to find the roof from our neighbor’s yard shed in our yard. The building the roof came from is visible in the background. It traveled at least 50 feet. Did you […]
The National Weather Service has downgraded its earlier wind warning to a wind advisory. But it’s still plenty windy, with winds of 25 to 35 mph and gusts as high as 45 mph. The advisory also will be in effect a little longer than the warning. The advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. The […]
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning from 9 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday morning. Winds will be blowing from 25 to 35 mph, with highs perhaps reaching 50 mph. There also is a forecast of blowing snow tomorrow before 10 a.m. Less than a half inch of total snow accumulation […]
The ugly weather forecast for today has started in earnest. At 5 a.m., wet, very heavy snow was falling at a furious rate in Paddock Lake. This is not a scientific observation, but to me this looks like the heaviest snow fall we’ve had this season in terms of how thick it is coming down. […]
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County that starts at 3 a.m. Thursday and is set to expire at noon Thursday. A wintry mix of precipitation is expected to start after 3 a.m. first as snow, then freezing rain and sleet and gradually […]
We received a total of about 4.5 inches of snow accumulation today as measured at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. So with that behind us, whose ready for a warm-up? Tomorrow’s high temperature should be 38, with Wednesday also in the high 30s and Thursday perhaps over 40, according to the current National Weather Service […]
As of about 3 p.m., we were measuring about 3 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. There was a lull in the early afternoon but it’s snowing hard again now. The currently hourly forecast calls for steady snow to continue until about 5 p.m., when it will weaken some but not completely […]
At about 7:50 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm at a treatment center in the 12600 block of 224th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: In addition to the alarm, staff on site report a burning smell. The area with the smell has been evacuated.
The National Weather Service has now issued a winter storm warning for our area today, replacing the previously issued weather advisory. The storm warning will be in effect from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. A higher total accumulation of snow is now forecast — now 4 to 6 inches. Snow could start falling any minute, […]
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County from 6 a.m. Monday to 6 p.m. Monday. According to the current (at 7:07 p.m.) NWS hourly forecast the snow could start as early as 6 a.m. and intensify at around 10 a.m., continuing through 5 p.m. […]
Most people I know have been looking forward to the significant warm-up that’s been in the forecast for about a week now. Seems like that cracking into the 30s has been getting pushed back and pushed back. That’s still the case with the latest forecast, which the high 30s temps not coming until Tuesday now. […]
I just got done driving from Bassett to Paddock Lake at about 9:30 p.m. and was seeing patches of snow blowing across roads. In some of those places, snow was collecting on the roadway. The current National Weather Service forecast says the blowing should stop around midnight.
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather advisory until further notice in reaction to heavier than forecast snow showers moving through the area. Visibility has been reduced to a quarter mile in some locations, the statement said. That looks about right in Paddock Lake at about 11:50 a.m. The heaviest snow is expected […]
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory starting tonight at midnight and continuing until 11 a.m., Monday. The high for Monday is forecast at 7. Wind chills Monday could be in the -15 to -20 degree range. Tuesday’s high is expected to reach 11 and 24 on Wednesday. The real news is […]
We measured 2 inches of new snow here at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake from last night to about 6:50 p.m. That should be it for snow for a little while with snow not coming back into the local National Weather Service forecast until Wednesday night and Thursday. How long has it been since the […]
In our alternating weather cycle of numbing cold followed by snow followed by numbing cold etc. it’s snow’s turn Saturday. The local National Weather Service forecast calls for a 100 percent chance of snow Saturday, with an accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. It’s likely there will be a little more Saturday night, with an […]
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory starting at 10 p.m. tonight and lasting until 9 a.m. Friday. The low temp tonight should get down to -6 with wind chill of -15 to -20, according to the local NWS forecast.
As of about 5:30 a.m., we received about 3 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. At 7 a.m., deputies are responding to multiple cars in ditches, expecially along Highway 50. The National Weather Service hourly forecast calls for us to continue to see snow falling steadily until about 11 a.m.
The latest National Weather Forecast (as of 3:53 p.m.) is calling for a little more snow for our area tonight and Wednesday than was forecast earlier today. The latest snow fall accumulation could be between 2 to 4 inches tonight and as much as another inch Wednesday. Blowing snow should also be present throughout that […]
The National Weather Service’s forecast for snow tonight is holding steady at about 1 to 3 inches of total accumulation. That warrants a winter weather advisory, which kicks in at 8 p.m. tonight and will continue until 9 a.m. Wednesday. Lake effect could increase that total in areas susceptible to it. Milwaukee should see about […]