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Wind advisory issued; snow showers possible

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory goes into effect at 10 a.m. and is scheduled to last until 6 p.m. Northwest winds from 25 to 35 mph with gusts as high as 45 mph are forecast during this period. Also in […]

Fox River drops below flood stage

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge has dropped below flood stage. At 7 a.m., the river was at 10.98 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect, at least for now. It was last updated at 3 a.m., when the river was still over […]

Fox River receding; recent crest in Top 10

The Fox River is receding steadily and may be under flood stage by Sunday evening, says the latest, local National Weather Service river forecast. At 6 p.m., the river measured at 12.43 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A NWS flood warning remains in effect. The crest for this event […]

Frost advisory issued; cooler temps for next week

You might want to make a last harvest of your remaining garden vegetables sometime today. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for Kenosha County. Widespread frost is expected Thursday night, with the advisory in effect from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m., Friday. It won’t just be cold one night. A trend of […]

Fox River holding steady; crest forecast lowered

The Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge is holding steady at just a little bit above 13 feet. At 4 a.m. Tuesday, the river was at 13.02 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. The latest National Weather Service river forecast calls for a crest of 13.9 feet early Friday morning. That crest […]

Fox River tops 12 feet, still on the rise

The Fox River has topped 12 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge and is still on the rise. At 5 a.m., the river measured at 12.18 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. A crest of 13.1 feet is forecast for the very early hours of Friday morning. Meanwhile, there […]

Warm, wet Wednesday in forecast

A warmer day than we have had lately is in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Wednesday. The NWS says the high hereabouts should reach 81. While there will be a 30 percent chance of rain Wednesday during the day, there will be an 80 percent chance of showers — maybe even a […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

A flood warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge. At 9 p.m. Monday, the river was at 10.35 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. Flood stage is forecast to be reached by 7 a.m., Wednesday. The river is expected to crest at […]

Frost advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is in effect from 3 to 8 a.m., Saturday. Low temperatures are expected in the mid 30s. Among the effects of frost is “sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered,” says NWS. Share13 Tweet […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has extended the area covered by a severe thunderstorm watch to include Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 10 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 […]

Thunderstorms Tuesday night; cooler temps after that

Thunderstorms are likely Tuesday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The storms are most likely to arrive between 7 and 10 p.m. We could see a quarter to a half an inch of rain. There is a slight chance the storm will be severe. After that, high temperatures for the balance of the […]

Cooler temps in forecast for next week

Yesterday should be the last we will see of temperatures in the 80s, at least for the next week. After a balmy Thursday, the National Weather Service latest, local forecast calls for temperatures to drop starting Friday.  For example, at 7 a.m., the temperature should be about 72. By 7 p.m., that temperature is forecast […]

Hot Monday then rain may return?

Summer of 2018, in its waning days, appears to be making the best of what little time it has left. Monday’s high temperature is forecast to reach 88, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Temperatures will cool somewhat after that, with highs in the high 70s to mid 80s forecast for the balance […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha County. The local advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Visibility may be reduced to a quarter of a mile or less during this period. For those of you commuting this morning, Racine County and Walworth County also are included in this dense […]

Wet Wednesday, then cooler temps

Wednesday should be another wet day, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. After that, temperatures should be a bit cooler for a stretch, with highs in the high 60s to low 70s. Wednesday’s rain is most likely to come this afternoon, with the greatest chance between 4 and 6 p.m. and then again […]

Chance of rain throughout Labor Day weekend

A chance of rain and thunderstorms runs through the entire Labor Day weekend National Weather Service forecast. The greatest chance of rain and a thunderstorm is Saturday, at 80 percent. Rain is most likely in the morning and then again in the evening. Sunday is the least likely day to see rain, just 30 percent, […]

Hot and stormy Tuesday in forecast

Tuesday should be another hot day, finished off with some storm weather, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Actually Tuesday is starting out with a little rain, but that is expected to clear for most of the day. High temperatures are expected to reach 87 with a high dewpoint and other conditions pushing […]

Couple more hot days ahead

After a hot Sunday, Western Kenosha County residents are in for a couple more hot days, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s high temperature should reach 90 with a heat index of 98. Tuesday’s high should be 87 with a heat index of 95. Dewpoint values will be in the mid to […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is in effect until 9 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 […]

Some rain Monday, Monday night and maybe Tuesday

Solid chances of rain have been rare over the last few weeks, but rain and thunderstorms are definitely in the National Weather Service forecast for Monday and maybe Tuesday. Monday will see an increasing chance of rain and thunderstorms through the day, becoming virtually certain between 4  and 11 p.m. A 50 percent chance of […]

Weather update

The severe thunderstorm watch has been cancelled. At 939 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Genoa City, or over Twin Lakes, moving east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Twin Lakes, Genoa City, Richmond, Powers Lake, Pell Lake […]

Severe weather

WALWORTH…EASTERN ROCK…SOUTHWESTERN RACINE…SOUTHWESTERN WAUKESHA…SOUTHERN JEFFERSON AND WESTERN KENOSHA COUNTIES… At 837 PM, National Weather Service radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Edgerton to Clinton to near Marengo. Movement was east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms. The […]

Weather warning

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued until 1 am for Kenosha County. Thunderstorms are expected this evening through the overnight hours. A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, with a risk for gusty winds and large hail. There will also be a risk for locally heavy rain. Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Rain in the forecast

Tonight A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Monday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between […]

It’s going to be Hot

Saturday Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph. Sunday Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 10 […]

Weather update

1:55 PM Radar Update: Scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across southeast Wisconsin early this afternoon. They are short-lived, but lightning, gusty winds, and pea-size hail are possible. Depending where you are, it’s either sunny, raining, or possibly both. There is a better chance for isolated thunderstorms this evening. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Rain may snap dry spell soon

There’s a pretty good chance some rain sometime over the next few days will snap the dry spell Western Kenosha County has been under for a while, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The chance for rain begins this afternoon, with a 20 percent chance of a thunderstorm developing after 4 p.m. That […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to remain in effect until 11 p.m. UPDATE 10:33 p.m. — The watch has been lifted by the NWS. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:31 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 2900 block of Lakeshore Way in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Excessive heat warning extended to Sunday

The National Weather Service has extended a previously issued excessive heat warning to 4 p.m., Sunday. Sunday’s high temperature is expected to reach 89 with a heat index as high as 97. The chance of rain or a thunderstorm for Sunday also has greatly increased. Chance of precipitation is now 80 percent, mainly after 5 […]

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