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Dip in temps expected Tuesday, Wednesday

It’s going to be a bit chillier over the next couple of days, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The cool down actually is set to begin Monday night, with a low temperature of 15. Tuesday’s high temperature will be 20, though it will be sunny. That might help some. Tuesday night the […]

Possibility of snow prompts winter weather advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of Wisconsin and some of northern Illinois. The advisory is set to go into effect at 3 p.m., Monday and last until 5 p.m., Monday. During this period, rain then snow is likely. Less than a half inch of snow accumulation is expected […]

Impromptu snow spurs winter weather advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the most southeastern corner of Wisconsin, including Western Kenosha County. The advisory is for a band of lake effect snow moving inland from Lake Michigan. The forecast calls for less than a half inch in our area, but perhaps more to the east. At […]

Wet, windy weather in forecast; wind advisory issued

We’re in for some wet and windy weather, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. The wind is expected to build to the point that the NWS has issued a wind advisory for Wednesday. Rain could start as early as 2 p.m., Tuesday and is pretty much expected to be falling by 5 p.m. […]

Snow report Nov. 14, 2019: .5 inch

The overnight snow fall didn’t amount to much. We measured about a half inch at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake from when snow started to fall at about 6 p.m., Wednesday to 5:30 a.m. That was right on the forecast of less than one inch. That should be it for snow until at least Sunday, […]

Nov. 11, 2019 Snow update: 1.5 inches overnight

We measured about 1.5 inches of snow at about 5:30 a.m. Monday at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That was our first measurement since snow started falling Sunday about 8:30 p.m. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for an additional 1 to 3 inches of accumulation during the day, Monday. Snow is projected […]

Single digit wind chill Friday morning

I am writing this mostly in case you — like me — may not be considering certain weather conditions as likely in early November. But ready or not, there will be single digit wind chill out there Friday morning for those walking, spending some time outside or perhaps standing on a bus stop, says the […]

Brrrrrr! A cold early November night forecast

There’s a startling low temperature in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for tonight — which is just Nov.7/8. 10. The temperature is expected to drop to 10. That overnight low actually should be reached about 6 a.m., Friday morning. With a start like that, it’s almost hard to believe the NWS expects the […]

Little bit of snow on the way

Our area should be getting a little bit of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Tuesday night we could see less than a half inch of snow, probably starting after 2 a.m. That could continue through Wednesday morning with perhaps a bit more than a half inch, but […]

Snow update Halloween 2019: 3 more inches

The snow did significantly lighten up just before 3 p.m., like the National Weather Service forecast said it should. That left some time for measuring snow and clearing the driveway, walk and porch for trick or treaters. Measuring snow was tricky. The wind had caused some drifting and readings varied widely around the grounds of […]

Snow update: 1.5 inches overnight

At about 7:30 a.m., Thursday, we measured 1.5 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake since snow began falling last night. Were you dreaming of a white Halloween? The degree to which snow is sticking is varying by surface, but the above measurement came from our snowiest measuring spot. The latest, local National […]

Snow forecast for Halloween; winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service says we may have a white holiday — it’s just not the holiday you usually expect. The latest, local NWS forecast says Western Kenosha County could receive 1 inch of snow overnight Wednesday and another 1 to 3 inches of snow Thursday. Have you been dreaming of a white Halloween? The […]

Maybe snow, but no accumulation, says latest forecast

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast still says we could see some rain turning to snow overnight or early Tuesday morning but now says no accumulation is expected. Earlier forecasts had called for perhaps a measurable amount of snow well below an inch. Now the first accumulation may come Wednesday, about half an inch. […]

A little snow in forecast for Monday night-Tuesday morning

The first measurable snow of the season is expected to come to Western Kenosha County Monday night and Tuesday morning, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. There’s a 100 percent chance of snow (which may have started as rain) Monday night, with a half inch of accumulation. Once it’s started, there may be […]

Wind advisory extended

A National Weather Service wind advisory has been extended to 7 p.m., Tuesday for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. During the advisory period, southwest winds at 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph are expected. Motorists are advised that winds of this speed can have an effect on driving, […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 3 p.m., Tuesday. Winds from the southwest of 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph are expected during the advisory period. Says the NWS: […]

Rainy Monday, maybe Tuesday in forecast

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says rain is virtually certain Monday and might continue on Tuesday. The 100 percent chance of rain (accompanied by a lesser chance of that developing into a thunderstorm) on Monday is strongest between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. We could receive about a third of an inch of […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for some counties in Wisconsin near Lake Michigan, including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 10 p.m. Visibility during this period may be reduced to a quarter of a mile or less, especially closer to Lake Michigan. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Freeze warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Saturday morning for Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m., Saturday. Our local low temperatures is forecast to dip to 30. Says the NWS: A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These […]

Temps to take a chilly dip

Temperatures are going to get noticeably chillier Friday, and stay colder for the foreseeable future, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Western Kenosha County. The change will be abrupt on Friday. The high for the day should come at about 7 a.m., at 65 degrees. By 1 p.m., it should be 49. […]

Fox River slips under 13 feet; flood warning remains in effect

The Fox River has slipped under 13 feet on its slow retreat. At 5 a.m., the river was measuring at 12.94 feet at the New Munster gauge. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The current NWS forecast calls for the river to take its time receding below flood stage of 11 feet. […]

Fox River crests; receding slowly

The Fox River appears to have crested and is receding slowly. The river crested Friday morning at 13.63 feet. At 7 p.m., the river was measuring at 13.55 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. There is more rain in the latest, […]

Cool Friday in forecast

A cool Friday should usher in a round of cooler temperatures for the next week, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Friday’s high temperature is expected to reach just 57. Friday’s low temperature will be 46. Looking ahead, high temps for the next seven days are expected to be in the low 60s, […]

Fox River still rising; flood watch remains in effect

The Fox River continues to rise toward a noteworthy crest. At 6 p.m., the river was measuring at 13.49 feet at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A flood warning remains in effect. The river is expected to reach a crest of 13.9 feet Friday evening, says the current National Weather Service […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River. The river has risen about 1 foot over the last 24 hours. As of 7 a.m. it was measuring at 10.9 feet, as measured at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. The current forecast calls for the river to […]

Heavy rain may bring flooding says forecasts

The Fox River may reach flood stage again this week after a round of anticipated heavy rain early this week. The National Weather Service has issued a hydrologic outlook that says rain over Tuesday and Wednesday could leave the area with enough rain to cause flooding. The forecast for the Fox as measured at the […]

Fox River forecast for another crest above flood stage

A rainy weekend has the National Weather Service forecasting the Fox River, as measured at the New Munster gauge, cresting again above flood stage this week. The river had been receding and dropped below flood stage of 11 feet on Friday morning. Rain Saturday and Sunday has reversed that trend and the river has been […]

Rain possible Saturday, expected Sunday; flash flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Kenosha County with more sizable rain expected this weekend. There’s a 60 percent chance of rain Saturday, mostly this afternoon. That will segue into a 100 percent chance of heavy rain tonight and an 80 percent chance of rain Sunday. All told, we may […]

Fox River under flood stage; flood warning removed

The Fox River has dropped under flood stage and the National Weather Service has cancelled a flood warning for the river. The river as measured at the New Munster gauge dropped below flood stage of 11 feet Friday morning. At 2 p.m., the river was at 10.84 feet. There is more rain in the local […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The fog outside Monday night apparently is expected to stick around for a while. The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha County until 10 a.m., Tuesday. During this period, visibility may be “as low as a quarter mile to near zero,” the advisory says. Share5Tweet5 Shares

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