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Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 6 p.m. The latest, local NWS forecast says the most likely time for storms here is from about 1 to 3 p.m. UPDATE 12:30 p.m. — NWS has […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Western Kenosha County, the Kenosha County Emergency Warning Center announced at about 6:17 p.m. The warning is set to be in effect until 7:45 p.m. Storms to the west and travelling east at about 40 mph have had 60 mph wind gusts, says the […]

Heat advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for a portion of Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday. Heat index values of 100 to 105 degrees are expected during the advisory period, the advisory text says. The temperature is forecast to start […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect until 2:45 a.m. The NWS said the approaching storm includes 70 mph wind gusts. Trained weather spotter reports winds of 60 mph in Oconomowoc. Considerable tree damage could result. Damage is likely to mobile […]

Air quality alert issued

The National Weather Service has issued an air quality alert for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. From the alert announcement: For people living in Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan Counties, the air quality index (AQI) is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY levels. Active children and adults, and individuals with respiratory and […]

Rain ending this morning; then hot

Hey it finally rained and rained good. Of course now the natural question is when will it stop? The rain should end sometime between about 6:30 and 8 a.m., says the National Weather Service. After that it is still expected to get hot again, with a high of 89 in the latest, local NWS forecast. […]

Hot weather returns … and rain

After a brief reprieve, hot weather is expected to return to Western Kenosha County Thursday and Friday, along with a strong chance of thunderstorms and accompanying rain Thursday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Thursday and Friday should see a return to hot weather with highs in the low 90s. In between […]

Cooler temps for a while

We should see some cooler temperatures for most of this week, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s high should be just 81 and Tuesday and Wednesday in the mid to upper 70s for highs. Lows will be in the 50s. That’s quite a contrast from the 90ish weather we’ve been having here […]

Highs in 90s next 3 days

Western Kenosha County will be breaking in to summer in a big way the next three days with high temperatures in the 90s, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Friday’s high should hit 90 with Saturday and Sunday reaching 92. Temperatures are expected to moderate a bit into the 80s starting Monday. Varying […]

Warm, even hot, stretch starts Monday

We’re in for some unseasonably warm — maybe even hot at times — weather this week, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s high is expected to reach 70. The peak for the week should be Tuesday, when we’re expected to see 80. Wednesday will be back to 70 and highs should be […]

Maybe some snow Tuesday

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says Western Kenosha County might see some snow Tuesday. If we do, it may be mixed with rain and probably only be in the air, as no accumulation is expected. Temperatures also will be cooler for the early part of the week, with highs of 49 for Monday, […]

Cooler over next few days

Just as we were starting to count on some warmth it is going away for a couple days. However, the weekend looks promising. Wednesday’s high temperature will reach just 41 and the low will be a cold 21, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Thursday will be similar, with a high of 39 […]

Warm-up to begin over weekend

It’s supposed to warm-up again this weekend, just in time for the official beginning of spring on Saturday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Friday won’t be that much warmer with a high of 45, but there will be less wind than Thursday, a sunny sky and no chance of percipitition. Saturday will […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 7 p.m. During this period our area could see “northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected,” says the text of the NWS advisory. Thursday’s high temperature should reach […]

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 ineffect until 1 a.m., Tuesday. Says the NWS: Heavy wet snow quickly reducing visibilities and creating hazardous travel conditions. Snow transitions to light freezing rain/drizzle before ending late tonight. Snow accumulations of […]

A little more snow accumulation in latest forecast

The National Weather Service has increased the amount of snow it expects to accumulate here Monday. The latest, local forecast calls for as much as 2.5 inches of wet snow accumulation Monday afternoon and overnight. The bulk of the snow is expected to fall between 1 and 8 p.m., Monday. This period of precipitation may […]

Snow returns Monday

Snow should reappear Monday hereabouts, but not a lot of it. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for the snow to start about 1 p.m., Monday. After 4 p.m., the snow may be mixed with freezing rain and rain. About one inch of snow accumulation is possible. There’s another less than 50 percent […]

Warm days ahead

The bulk of this work week should be warmer than you might expect for early to mid March in southeastern Wisconsin, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. High temperatures through Thursday should be over 50, with lows above freezing. The warmest day looks to be Tuesday, when the high will be over 60. […]

Snow report Feb. 21, 2021: 1.5 inches

At 8:50 p.m., we measured 1.5 inches of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake since snow started falling around 4:50 p.m. The National Weather Service says snow could continue to fall until about midnight. For snow removal purposes, this may not be deep snow but it is wet and heavy. Share267Tweet267 Shares

Latest snow forecast; warm-up on the way

Snow is falling in Paddock Lake at about 4:50 p.m., Sunday. The forecast from the National Weather Service for how much to expect is about what it has been for the last few days — maybe 2 inches. Wet, slushy snow is expected to continue until about 10 p.m., Sunday. After the snow, a bit […]

Air quality alert in effect; some snow Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued an air quality alert for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. According to the text of the alert: Due to stagnant air increasing fine particle concentrations, theair quality index is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY FORSENSITIVE GROUPS level. Sensitive groups include children, elderlypeople, individuals with respiratory and […]

Winter storm warning extended

A winter storm warning that includes Kenosha County has been extended by the National Weather Service to 3 p.m. The latest, local NWS forecast is not calling for snow beyond noon, but the extended warning says an additional 1 to 3 inches is possible. That likely is more possible the closer you are to Lake […]

Winter storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Kenosha and Racine Counties. The warning is set to be in effect through noon, Tuesday. The warning is in anticipation of snow and perhaps lake effect snow. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for 2.5 to 4.5 inches of snow accumulation through Monday night […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 3 p.m., Monday to noon, Tuesday. More snow has prompted this advisory. The latest, local NWS forecast says we could see 1.5 to 3.5 inches of snow […]

Feb. 13, 2021 snow report: 2 inches

We measured 2 inches of accumulation Saturday evening in Paddock Lake for the snow that started Friday evening and continued through much of Saturday. At this point, all chances for snow this coming week are below 50 percent. Share315Tweet315 Shares

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Sercice has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until noon, Sunday. Wind chill values could be in the -20 to -25 range during the advisory period, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Share48Tweet48 Shares

Feb. 12, 2021 snow report: 1.75 inches; more snow and cold Saturday

We measured 1.75 inches of accumulated snow at about 5:20 a.m., Friday. That’s a total since snow started falling Thursday night. Snow could continue to fall until about 7 a.m. We’re not done with snow either. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says we should get more snow starting early Saturday morning. Total Friday […]

Snow expected Thursday night

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast is calling for a little more snow in Western Kenosha County Thursday night. Snow could start falling as early as 4 p.m. More likely, it will start around 9 p.m. and continue through 2 a.m. Total accumulation will be 1 to 2 inches. Chance of snow Thursday night […]

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for much of Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for a low Saturday night of -11 and a high Sunday of 4. Winds of 5 to 10 mph will result in wind chills of -20 to -30 Saturday night and Sunday. […]

Feb. 4, 2021 snow report: 1.5 inches

We measured about 1.5 inches of snow accumulation at about 7:15 p.m. at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That’s a total since snow started falling early Thursday afternoon. Additional accurate measurements may be difficult to get with drifting taking place. Snow does still appear to be falling at 9:30 p.m. in Paddock Lake, but it […]

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