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Warm and sunny Easter

Easter is set to be the warmest day we’ve had here in a while — probably in all of 2019. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast includes a high of 75 for Sunday. The skies should be sunny, with a wind of 5 to 15 mph. The warm trend will continue Monday with a […]

Thunderstroms possible Wednesday night

There’s a chance of a thunderstorm Wednesday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. A storm is most likely between 11 a.m. and noon and then again 5 to 11 p.m. Some chance of rain will persist into Friday. Share8TweetPin+1Share8 Shares

Wind advisory extended

The National Weather Service has extended a wind advisory in effect for Western Kenosha County. The advisory is now set to be in effect until 7 p.m. Winds from 20 to 25 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph are forecast during this period, says the latest, local NWS forecast. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Rain likely, thunderstorm possible Thursday night

It seems almost certain it will rain Thursday night and there might even be a thunderstorm, says the latest, local national Weather Service forecast. The possibility of rain begins about 4 p.m. and is most likely between 8 p.m., Thursday and 1 a.m., Friday. That could include a thunderstorm, most likely between 10 p.m. and […]

Rain — and snow — in forecast for later this week

Enjoy the warm, dry Monday and Tuesday hereabouts because the weather is expected to take a turn for the colder and wetter starting Wednesday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. It’s likely there even will be snow. Monday’s is expected to be sunny and 73. Tuesday should be sunny and 58. But that […]

Registration open for National Weather Service 2019 Severe Weather Safety & Spotter Training Class April 10

National Weather Service Milwaukee will be conducting a Severe Weather Safety and Spotter Training Class on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Gateway Technical College, Room T127, 3520 30th Ave., Kenosha. Spots are expected to fill up quickly so reserve your seat by calling 262-605-7900. First Hour: Severe Weather Safety Scenarios — Tornadoes, floods, lightning, wind and sources for warnings. Second […]

Small amount of snow likely this weekend

A small amount of snow accumulation is in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for the weekend. We could see rain and snow with less than a half inch of accumulation Friday night and more rain and snow Saturday with another less than a half inch of accumulation. Saturday night’s low could dip to […]

Fox River receding; flood warning remains in effect

It appears the Fox River is now receding after reaching a crest of 13.38 feet Friday evening as measured at the New Munster Gauge. At 10 a.m., Saturday the river was measuring at 13.22 feet. Friday’s mark is the seventh highest historic crest recorded at the New Munster Gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A […]

Warm, wet, windy Thursday; wind advisory issued

Thursday should be warm and wet and windy, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. In fact, the NWS has issued a wind advisory for our area to be in effect from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday. Winds may reach 15 to 25 mph with gusts as high as 40 mph during this […]

Warm-up finally begins Friday

It’s been a cold, snowy winter. The cold part seems to have been hanging on longer than is typically a we now enter the second week of March. But there’s some relief ahead, at least for the next week. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast suggest we have left high temperatures in the teens and […]

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for an are of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 10 p.m., Sunday to 10 a.m., Monday. Sunday night’s low is forecast for -6. Monday’s high will reach just 7. With winds of 10 to 15 mph, wind […]

Temperatures to plunge early next week

Saturday’s high temperature should be a relatively comfortable 31, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for our area. Enjoy it, because it’s going to get cold again — historically cold for early March. The deep freeze is set to begin Sunday evening with an overnight low of -4 and wind chill values between […]

A word from our sponsors: Wilmot Auto Service seeking Auto Technician

Note: The following is a paid announcement from Wilmot Auto Service. — DH Wilmot Auto Service is looking for a Auto Technician for Monday- Friday. Wilmot Auto Service is located at 11307 Fox River Rd. Wilmot, WI 53192 Applicants should Call Dwyane @ 262-862-6300 or Email Resume wilmotauto@yahoo.com. ShareTweetPin+1Share0 Shares

Winter weather advisory for overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 5 p.m., Tuesday to 9 a.m., Wednesday. During that period, we could get as much as 2 inches of snow. Another half inch or so might fall […]

High wind warning continues; speed of gusts increased

Western Kenosha County continues to be under a high wind warning Sunday with the National Weather Service forecast of wind speed even higher than earlier. The forecast now calls for sustained winds from 30 to 35 mph and gusts as high as 60 mph. The warning is set to be in effect until 9 p.m. […]

Dense fog and wind advisories issued

Seems like nary a day goes by lately without a weather bulletin of some sort being issued for Kenosha County. Add two more to the list. The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory until 4 a.m., Sunday for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. Visibility may be less than a […]

Flood advisory issued

Typically a flood advisory in our area has to do with the Fox River, but the National Weather Service has issued a different kind of flood advisory Saturday for our area. This advisory is for 20 counties in Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The NWS flood advisory cites the main concern for this event to be: […]

Winter weather advisory issued for Saturday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Kenosha County to be in effect from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday. A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain is expected during the advisory period. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch is possible. With temperatures warming during the day […]

Final snow update 5:30 a.m., Mon. Feb. 18, 2019

We measured an additional 1.5 inches of overnight snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5:30 a.m., Monday. That makes a total of 5.25 inches for the snowfall that started Sunday morning. The winter weather advisory has been allowed to expire by the National Weather Service. The next chance of snow comes Tuesday […]

Snow update 7:30 a.m., Sun. Feb. 17, 2019

We measured about 3.75 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at 7:30 p.m. That’s a total since snow started falling early Sunday. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast for our area says snow is expected to continue to fall until about 1 a.m., Monday and a lesser chance through 9 a.m. […]

Snow prompts winter weather advisory

An expected prolonged period of light snow has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. During the advisory period of 6 a.m., Sunday to 6 a.m., Monday, the NWS expects our area to get 2 to 4.5 inches of snow accumulation. Snow […]

Windy Friday; snow on Sunday

It’s windy out there on Friday morning. It’s not so much the sustained winds, which are at 10 to 15 mph, but the gusts, which can be as high as 30 mph. Consequently, wind chills will be a factor in your comfort outside Friday. The high temperature is expected to reach 19 and wind chills […]

One warmer day, one colder day then back to normal

Western Kenosha County will have a warmer than normal Thursday, followed by a colder than normal Friday followed by a return to more typical temps after that. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says Thursday’s high should top 40 degrees. The warmth won’t last long, however, as temperatures will begin dropping Thursday evening. Friday’s […]

Winter weather advisory extended

The National Weather Service has extended a winter weather advisory for our area. The advisory is now in effect until 3 a.m. Some snow is expected during the advisory period. Windy conditions with a west wind of 15 to 25 mph with gusts as high as 35 mph may produce patchy blowing snow and resulting […]

Snow update 6 a.m., Tues. Feb. 12, 2019

We are measuring a solid 4 inches of snow on the ground at westofthei.com headquarters at about 6 a.m., Tuesday, with snow still falling steadily. That is the upper range of what was forecast by the National Weather Service for overnight accumulation. Snow is expected to continue through 8 a.m., when freezing rain may appear […]

Winter weather advisory moved to earlier start

The coming snow has been a bit of a moving target for the National Weather Service today. The winter weather advisory for our area has been moved up to start at 6 p.m., instead of the later start it had earlier in the day. It is set to stay in effect through midnight Wednesday. The […]

NWS replaces watch with winter weather advisory

The National Weather Service has had a change of heart and has now issued a winter weather advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 9 p.m., Monday to midnight, Wednesday. A winter storm watch had earlier been issued for approximately that same period but now has been replaced with […]

Winter storm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect from 6 p.m., Monday to 6 a.m., Wednesday. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for Western Kenosha County to receive 1 to 4 inches of snow during the […]

Fox River over flood stage but receding; flood warning in effect

A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County while the river’s level is receding. The river, as measured at the New Munster gauge, is at 11.3 feet as of 6 p.m., Saturday. Crest of 11.66 feet was reached at 8:15 a.m., Friday. Flood stage is 11 […]

Snow in forecast for Sunday, Monday, Tuesday

There’s snow coming for our area in the coming days, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Fortunately, modest accumulation is expected Sunday, Monday night and Tuesday. Sunday, we should see snow in the afternoon, with less than one inch of accumulation. That snow may transition to freezing rain in the late afternoon/evening. There’s […]

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