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Warmer for the weekend

Temperatures are expected to be warmer for the next few days than they have been lately, says the local National Weather Service forecast. After some fog this morning, today’s temperature is expected to reach 72. Saturday, the high temperature may reach 81, with a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Sunday’s high temperature should […]

Rain likely today

Rain is likely today, the National Weather Service forecast says. Total rain of between a tenth and a quarter of an inch is possible, mostly between about 9 a.m and 5 p.m. The high temperature today is a still chilly for the season 57.

Rain later today

The National Weather Service forecast for our area says there’s a 80 percent chance of rain late this afternoon and tonight. That’s going to feel chilly on top of a day with a high of just 53. The weekend looks to be sunny, with a slow warm up into the mid 60s by Sunday.

High temps in the 50s Thursday and Friday

High temperatures may not get out of the 50s Thursday and Friday, the National Weather Service forecast says. Today’s high is forecast for 58. Friday’s high is forecast for 56. Saturday is forecast to top out at 60. There’s also a 50 percent chance of rain Friday and Friday night, to make it seem just […]

Flash flood watch in effect Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for an are of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch will be in effect from 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to start at around 1 a.m. and continue through noon. Take a look at the size of the coming […]

Thunderstoms and heavy rain in forecast; 50s Thursday and Friday

A round of thunderstorms tonight followed by heavy rain Wednesday are in the National Weather Service forecast for our area. At this point, both of those occurrences are about as certain as the NWS gets, with a 100 percent chance of each. Overall, we could see from 1.5 to 2.75 inches of rain. The NWS  hourly weather graph […]

Cooler weather here for a while

That blast of mid summer feeling weather we received recently is going to be gone starting today, says the local National Weather Service forecast. Today’s high is forecast for 72. High temps through Wednesday should be about the same before dipping down into the 60s Thursday and Friday. There’s no chance of rain in the forecast for today, […]

Heavy rain in forecast this morning

The National Weather Service forecast says there’s a 90 percent chance that we will continue to see more heavy rain this morning. At 6 a.m., there is a large area of rain bearing down on the area from the west. The rain is mostly likely to occur before 10 a.m.,the forecast says. Total rainfall may be between .75 and 1 inch. […]

Rain and thunderstorms expected after 2 a.m.

At 9:11 p.m., the latest forecast from the National Weather Service says thunderstorm are likely here after 2 a.m. — with the hourly weather graph indicating they are almost certain by 4 a.m. That said, lightning is already flashing in Paddock Lake. A 70 percent chance of thunderstorms continues through Saturday.

Strong thunderstorms headed this way

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement for our area that says strong thunderstorms are heading our way. According to the statement, the storm is moving east at 45 mph. It is expected to be over Twin Lakes by 10:15 a.m. and Paddock Lake by 10:30 a.m. UPDATE 10:22 a.m. — Twin […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for our area until 10 a.m. Widespread visibility of a quarter mile or less is being reported.

Severe thunderstorms in forecast for today and tonight

Severe thunderstorms are in the National Weather Service forecast for our area today and tonight. There’s a 60 percent chance of severe thunderstorms today and an 80 percent chance tonight. The hourly forecast shows thunderstorms becoming likely about 3 p.m. and even more likely by 8 p.m. Some chance of thunderstorms persist in the forecast through Monday.

Storm approaching?

No formal warning or watch has been issued yet, but at 7:24 p.m., National Weather Service radar seems to indicate a storm now in the Burlington area moving southeast into Western Kenosha County. In Paddock Lake, skies are darkening and the wind is picking up. UPDATE 7:28 p.m. — Rain falling and lightning flashing in Paddock […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 9:15 p.m. This storm is traveling at about 60 mph. Radar indicates that the storm is over the Burlington area now and heading southeast. This storm has produced some nickel-sized hail, […]

Little warmer, chance of thunderstroms

The National Weather Service forecast calls for somewhat warmer weather today, with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Today’s high should reach 77. The storms are most likely to come after 2 p.m. and before 8 p.m. After a cool 74 Wednesday, temperatures are expected to hang out just below 80 for the balance of […]

Showers, then thunderstorms likely today and tonight

There’s a 60 percent chance of a shower this evening and a thunderstorm later on, according to the National Weather Service forecast. The hourly weather graph indicates that the best chance of rain is between 5 and 6 p.m. A thunderstorm is most likely 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. A 60 percent chance of thunderstorms returns to […]

Hot today, then chance of storms

The National Weather Service forecast says it will be hotter today than we’ve seen around here in a while. The high temperature is forecast for about 89 degrees. High humidity could mean heat index values from 95 to 100 degrees. The NWS says there is a 20 percent chance of a thunderstorm today and a 40 […]

Cooler temperatures expected through Saturday

High temperatures below the more seasonal norm of 80 degrees are expected from Tuesday through Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. By Sunday, the high is finally forecast to top 80 again. Tuesday, the low temperature is actually forecast to dip to 49. Lows in the 50s will continue Friday night.

Forecast calls for heavy rain tonight

The National Weather Service is forecasting a 90 percent chance of heavy rains tonight. The hourly weather graph calls for that rain to come most likely between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. But Sunday’s forecast is looking better than earlier in the week, with just a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, probably after 4 p.m. Looking […]

Units responding for tree down in Salem

At 6:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a tree down in the 27800 block of Silver Lake Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reports that tree is on a power line and lights in their house are flickering.

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for all or parts of six Wisconsin counties including Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 6:30 p.m. 60 mph winds have been associated with parts of this storm. UPDATE 6:11 p.m. –Raining hard with strong winds in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 6:24 p.m. — […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for this evening

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for nine Wisconsin counties including Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Radar at 4:01 p.m. shows a large and strong storm over western Wisconsin heading slightly northeast. UPDATE 5:30 p.m. — Walworth County now under a sever thunderstorm warning. UPDATE […]

Thunderstorms likely tonight; severe thunderstorms Monday night

The National Weather Service says thunderstorms are likely for tonight and thunderstorms are virtually certain for Monday night. There’s a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms tonight, mainly between 1 and 5 a.m., Monday. There will be a 40 percent chance of a thunderstorm during the day Monday and then a 90 percent chance of a thunderstorm […]

Chance of thunderstorms back in the forecast

A chance of thunderstorms is creeping back into the outlook for this weekend, says the National Weather Service forecast. There’s a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms today and a 60 percent chance tonight, Sunday, Monday and Monday night. High temperatures should be in the 80s fro the next few days before starting to taper off later […]

Report from the road: Fog returns

At about 9:20 p.m., I completed drive from Bassett to Paddock Lake, mostly on Highway F. There was persistent fog outside and it was dense in some places.

Dense fog advisory issued

A dense fog advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Visibility could be limited to a quarter mile or less.

Rain, once again, likely today

Not that we haven’t had any rain lately, but the National Weather Service forecast says rain is likely again today. That rain might even come in a thunderstorm. The chance of rain is strongest (70 percent) before new, After that, rain and thunderstorms will be more scattered.

Dense fog this morning

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for the area this morning. Visibility may be less than a quarter of a mile in places with fog. The advisory is in effect until 9 a.m.

Strong chance of thunderstorms remain in forecast for tonight and Friday

Thunderstorms continue to be in  the National Weather Service’s local forecast for tonight and Friday. Tonight, storms are most likely to begin after 10 p.m., with an 80 percent chance of storms developing. Friday, there remains a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms. Saturday, the chance of thunderstorms decreases to 20 percent and 30 percent Saturday […]

More rain in the forecast, severe thunderstorm warning/watch

Warning extended: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHWESTERN RACINE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN… KENOSHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN… SOUTHEASTERN WALWORTH COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN… * UNTIL 1200 AM CDT * AT 1056 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LAKE GENEVA…MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH. HAZARD…60 […]

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