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Flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Fox River as measured at the New Munster gauge. The river is currently forecast to crest at 11.5 feet Monday afternoon. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 4 p.m., the river was at 10.15 feet. The forecast calls for the river to be back […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 10 p.m. Visibility may be reduced to a quarter to a half mile. Fog is expected to be worse nearer Lake Michigan and more patchy farther west. […]

Some snow expected

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says we are in for a little accumulating snow Sunday. In all, expect about 1 inch. It probably won’t hang around long. Monday’s high should be in the mid 40s. Share12Tweet12 Shares

Rain/snow for Wednesday

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast suggests we will have a wet Wednesday. Just what kind of precipitation we will see is somewhat up in the air. Could be snow, could be rain, could be a mix. Whatever it is it could start falling by about 6 a.m., and should almost certainly be falling […]

Wet, warm Monday

You might want to break out the umbrella Monday as the latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a wet and warm day. There’s a 100 percent chance of rain Monday, most likely starting sometime mid morning and continuing well into Monday night. Total local rain may be between a quarter and three quarters […]

High temps above 40 next week

If you are enjoying the warmer weather we’re currently experiencing, you’re in luck. That trend is expected to continue through next week. High temperatures through Friday are expected to be over 40, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Sunday’s high should even exceed 50. Sounds like grilling and car washing weather to me. […]

Winter storm watch cancelled

The National Weather Service has cancelled a winter storm watch for southeast Wisconsin that included Kenosha County. The latest, local forecast for the next couple of days has also been adjusted to call for much less snow — about 1 to 3 inches over Tuesday and Wednesday. The most snow is now seen for Tuesday […]

Winter storm watch revised

The National Weather Service has shifted the hours of a winter storm watch that includes Kenosha County. The watch will now be in effect from noon Tuesday through 3 p.m.., Wednesday. The snow forecast has increased a bit too. Now the latest, local NWS forecast is calling for 6 to 11 inches of snow accumulation […]

Winter storm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect from 6 a.m., Tuesday, until 3 p.m., Wednesday. The snow forecast would be the most intense of this winter season so far. It’s hard to believe from the […]

Warm weekend

This weekend should be pretty darn pleasant for late February, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. High temperatures are expected to reach 43 on Saturday and 46 on Sunday. Skies will be sunny on Saturday and mostly sunny on Sunday. There will be a bit of wind — 15 mph on Saturday and […]

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. Wind chill may get as low as -15 during the advisory period. The advisory is set to be in effect from 8 p.m., Thursday, to 10 a.m., Friday. The low temperature Thursday night is forecast for […]

Snow report Feb. 13, 2020: 2.5 inches

We measured about 2.5 inches of snow at 5:15 a.m., Thursday, at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That’s a total from when snow started falling at about 5 p.m., Wednesday. We could get another half inch of snow before it completely stops around noon. It is much colder out there. Thursday’s high is forecast for […]

Snow, temperature dip in forecast

We should get a couple more inches of snow along with a dip in temperatures for a few days, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The snow should start later Wednesday, and may be mixed with rain at first. Overnight, we may see 1 to 2 inches of accumulation, with snow most likely […]

Snow report Feb. 9, 2020: 2.25 inches

After a day’s worth of snow, we measured 2.25 inches of accumulation at about 7 p.m. at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. A National Weather Service winter weather advisory for the area was cancelled early from its previous ending time. The next chance of snow is later Wednesday, at 30 percent. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Winter weather advisory issued

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 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday. During this period we should see 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation, says the latest, local NWS forecast. After 4 […]

Snow report Feb. 6, 2020: .5 inch

We measured about .5 inch of snow accumulation at 5:15 a.m. at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake from overnight. That’s inline with the forecast of less than an inch. It is not snowing now at about 5:45 a.m., but snow may start up again Thursday during the day. Expect less than a half inch of […]

Less snow in most recent forecast

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast is calling for less snow accumulation than about 24 hours ago. Now we could see around 1 inch of accumulation Wednesday night and less than 1 inch during the day Thursday. Snow is most likely to fall from about 9 p.m., Wednesday to about 9 a.m., Thursday. Looking […]

Snow in forecast for Wednesday night, Thursday

Snow is in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for our area, arriving on Wednesday night and sticking around for Thursday. Wednesday night’s forecast calls for 1 to 2 inches of snow accumulation. On Thursday, we could get another 1 to 3 inches. High temperatures both days should be in the low 30s and […]

Sun!

That’s the sun out there folks. No really. If you can’t quite remember how to cope, here’s a (tongue in cheek) reminder from the National Weather Service office in LaCrosse: … and it may get to 49 Sunday as well, says the latest, local NWS forecast. Share35Tweet35 Shares

Snow report Jan. 25, 2020: 3 inches

At about 6:35 a.m. Saturday, we measured about 3 inches of accumulated snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. This is for snow that started falling Friday evening. It’s a wet heavy snow. Plan accordingly for snow removal. We could see some more snow and/or rain during the day Saturday, says the latest, local National […]

Winter weather advisory issued

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 6 p.m., Friday to 9 a.m., Saturday. Snow accumulation is the key factor here. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for us to receive 2 to 4 […]

Snow report Jan. 4, 2020: .5 inch overnight

Seems like I just said this yesterday, but at about 5:30 a.m., we measured about .5 inch of snow overnight at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. There may not be much of it on the ground, but I noticed it is wet and heavy as I was clearing the driveway. We may get another half […]

Snow report Jan. 23, 2020: .5 inch overnight

At about 5:40 a.m., we measured .5 inch of snow accumulation overnight at westofthei.com headquarters. There’s more on the way, says the National Weather Service. We should see steady, but not dramatically accumulating snow. Snow is expected Thursday during the day, Thursday night, Friday and Friday night. About 1 inch of snow accumulation is expected […]

Snow expected through Friday night

Western Kenosha County should expect to see snow in the air and accumulating on the ground through Friday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The NWS says snow should start falling in the early hours of Thursday morning. By morning commute-going to school time there might be less than a 1 inch […]

Temps to rise through week

We’ve had a bit of a cold snap after last weekends snow, but that appears to be coming to an end, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s night’s low is forecast at 6. To me, that’s still pretty cold. Tuesday’s high will be 25, similar to Monday. But from there, temps are […]

Snow report Jan. 17, 2020: 3 inches and counting

We measured a solid 3 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 10 p.m., Friday. Snow has been falling since about 4 p.m. and is still falling, so that total will likely increase yet before this snowfall is over. I was out on the road between Paddock Lake and Wheatland about […]

Winter weather advisory issued

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., Friday to 6 p.m., Saturday. Sleet, rain and snow are possible during the advisory period. Winds with gusts as high as 30 mph may cause […]

Cold Thursday; still snow Friday

It’s going to be a cold Thursday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Thursday’s high is expected to reach just 18, with 10 to 15 mph winds with gusts to 30 mph creating wind chill values between 5 and -5. The good news is it will just be a one-day dip. Friday’s high […]

Snow in forecast for Friday

There’s more snow for Friday and Friday evening in the latest (Wed, afternoon), local National Weather Service forecast. Snow is expected to start after noon on Friday and pick up in the evening. When it’s done, current estimates are for 2 to 4 inches of accumulation. Precipitation will continue into Saturday and may be in […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 6 a.m. to noon. A mix of freezing drizzle and light snow resulting in ice accumulations of a light glaze are the major concern. The freezing precipitation is expected […]

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