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Warm up begins Thursday

A warm up in high temperatures is forecast by the National Weather Service to begin Thursday. Thursday’s high temperature should reach 33. and then Thursday and Friday reach the high 30s. 40s should be breached over the weekend with the peak coming Monday with a high of 44. Rain is in the forecast as well […]

Snow update: another 2.5 inches

We measured another 2.5 inches of snow on the ground at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5:30 a.m. That was accumulation since about noon on Monday. That makes for a total of about 4.5 inches since snow started falling around 7:30 p.m., Sunday. A National Weather Service¬†winter weather advisory remains in effect until […]

Snow update: .75 inch more this morning; warning becomes advisory

While snowfall, until recently, has been steady it just doesn’t seem to be accumulating at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. We measured another .75 inch falling from 5:30 a.m. to noon. That’s a total of 2 inches since snow started at 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Snow may continue to fall through the early hours of Tuesday. […]

Snow update: 1.25 inches overnight, still falling

We measured 1.25 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters between the start of snowfall at about 7:30 p.m., Sunday to 5:30 a.m., Monday. That would be on the low end of the most recent forecast of 1-2 inches overnight. As of 6:30 a.m., snow is still falling. I have one report from someone who has […]

Winter storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The warning is a long one, in effect from 8 p.m. Sunday through noon Tuesday. The warning cites accumulation totals of 6-9 inches, but more localized forecasts for Western Kenosha County locations call for 2-8 inches. Anticipated […]

Snow to cap off weekend

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says we should count on some snow to finish off our weekend in Western Kenosha County. When the snowfall ends Monday we may have almost three inches on the ground. Snow should start falling about 6 p.m., Sunday and continue through Monday evening. One to 2 inches could […]

Volatile weather Thursday

At about 10 a.m. Thursday, it’s going to feel a little like a spring day, with a temp of about 57 degrees. By 6 p.m., we will be reminded that it’s January with a temperature that has plunged into the 20s and freezing rain and maybe even some snow making the roads slick. Eventually the […]

High temp to top 50 on Thursday

I’m not sure you can say we will have nice weather the next few days but it will be warm. Thursday’s high temperature is expected to reach 52 in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Wednesday’s high will be 45. But there’s a price to pay for the mild temps. Wednesday’s forecast includes “patchy […]

Snow virtually certain tonight, but accumulation expected to be light

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast seems pretty certain it should snow/sleet Sunday night. They give it a 90 percent chance. Snow is expected to begin about 6 p.m. and continue through 9 p.m. and maybe linger into the early hours of Monday. Accumulation of just .2 inch is forecast. Warmer weather continues through […]

Another wind chill advisory issued

It seems almost like a regular event, lately. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory, this time starting at midnight and lasting through 10 a.m. Friday. Wind chill values may dip as low as -25 during this period, the advisory says. The latest, local forecast does include some relief on the horizon. […]

Warm up — of sorts — may start this weekend

The bitter temperatures Western Kenosha County has seen since around Christmas Day may ease a bit — and just a bit — by this weekend. The National Weather Service latest, local forecast for the rest of the week is familiar: Highs in the single digits or very low teens and lows below zero. The long […]

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The advisory will go into effect at 8 p.m., Sunday and continue until noon Monday. Wind chills could be as low as -20 to -30. Sunday’s low temperature is forecast at -8 and the high on New […]

Wind chill advisory for Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect from midnight to noon Saturday. During this period, wind chill values may be from -15 to -25. Winds are forecast for 10 to 15 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. […]

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect from midnight Tuesday to noon Wednesday. Wind chills from -15 to -25 are expected during this period. From the advisory: A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind […]

Update: Snowfall report and sub-zero temp forecast

We measured about 1 inch of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake for Sunday’s snowfall. There could be some more accumulation of about another half inch overnight and into Monday morning. The real weather story is cold, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The high for Christmas Day is likely to […]

White Christmas eve in the forecast

We’re going to get snow at least on Christmas Eve, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The only question is whether it will be enough for your individual taste of what constitutes a white Christmas With a chance of snow at 100 percent (in fact some light snow is falling in Paddock Lake […]

Mixed precipitation, then much colder

We should see some mixed up precipitation Thursday and Friday followed by a plunge in temperatures starting this weekend, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Various combinations of drizzle, snow and freezing drizzle are possible later Thursday, Thursday night and Friday morning. While high temperatures will remain in the mid 30s those days, […]

Snow fall forecast for during the day Wednesday

Snow is forecast to fall nearly all day Wednesday, the latest, local National Weather Service forecast says. Snow is most likely to fall between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., though it could start as early as 3 a.m. and could last until 11 p.m. All told, total accumulation of 1 to 2.5 inches is forecast. […]

Winter weather advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory ahead of what they expect to be some afternoon snow. Most of Western Kenosha County is in the zone with a 2-inch accumulation forecast. The greatest chance of snow fall here is from 4-6 p.m. If you are traveling to or from the far northeast […]

Snow in Monday’s forecast; temp under 20 on Tuesday

There’s a 60 percent chance of snow in Monday’s latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Snow could come between 4 a.m. and 8 p.m., but is most likely between noon and 4 p.m. All told there could be 1 to 2 inches of accumulation. The chance of snow reappears early Wednesday (20 percent), Wednesday night […]

SNOW UPDATE: 1 inch overnight

The first accumulating snow of the season ended up pretty much as forecast by the National Weather Service. We measured 1 inch on the ground at about 6:30 a.m. at westofthei.com headquarters. A slight chance of snow returns to the forecast Sunday night, Monday and Monday night, with a 30-20 percent chance of snow, says […]

First sizable snow of season expected Friday night

The first snow of the season worth plunging a ruler into is expected to fall Friday night. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for 1 to 2 inches of snow to accumulate between 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m., Saturday. The greatest chance of snow is between 10 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. […]

Windy weather to continue Wednesday

It won’t necessarily be twist the gutters on your house and blow over the plastic Christmas decorations even though you weighted them down with chunks of concrete windy, but you will still notice a strong breeze Wednesday. On Tuesday, gusts of 45 mph were recorded in Twin Lakes and 58 mph at Kenosha Airport, says […]

Wind advisory continues through Tuesday

A National Weather Service wind advisory continues Tuesday for Western Kenosha County. Winds have in fact picked up a little from earlier forecasts. Gusts may now reach as high as 50 mph in the early morning and have sustained wind of 20 to 35 mph. The advisory is set to expire at 6 p.m., Tuesday. […]

Warm temps to peak Monday, then fall off; wind advisory issued

Temperatures around here that could cause an elf to get in one last lawn mowing are going to be ending Monday. Monday’s high temperature is forecast by the National Weather Service to reach 61. It will be accompanied by a good chance of rain and a wind advisory (20 to 35 mph with gusts to […]

Warm Monday and Tuesday in forecast

If you enjoyed Friday’s unseasonably warm temperatures you’re in luck. Monday and Tuesday will be warmer than typical as well, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s forecast high is 58 and Tuesday’s is 54. While not quite that warm, the balance of the week is forecast to have high temperatures in the […]

Rain Friday, Friday night, Saturday

The National Weather Service is pretty sure it’s going to rain later Friday, Friday night and Saturday, The latest, local NWS forecast calls for an 80 percent chance of rain Friday, a 100 percent chance of rain Friday night and a 90 percent chance of rain Saturday. Rain is most likely to be falling between […]

Scattered snow showers

We could see scattered snow showers Friday, the latest, local National Weather Service forecast says. Any appearance of snow is most likely between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Low temperature in mid teens Thursday night

The temperature overnight dipped down into the mid 20s, but Thursday night it should go even lower. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a low of 16 Thursday night. If that seems a bit chilly to you for early November, you’ll be glad to hear low temperatures after Thursday stand to recover […]

Nights at and below freezing in this week’s forecast

Nights will regularly get below freezing here this week, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Sunday and Monday’s forecast lows will be right at freezing or 32 degrees. Lows the rest of the week will be in the high 20s. Highs will be in the low 40s. Precipitation doesn’t come into the forecast […]

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