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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

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from midnight to 10 a.m. Monday. Visibility of a quarter mile or “much less” is possible during this period. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 9:30 a.m. Typically, flood warnings are issued here related to the level of the Fox RIver, but the text of this warning is more general and includes mentions of areas not affected by the Fox directly. It […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for areas of Wisconsin and Michigan that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 10 p.m. Chief concerns for this storm are wind gusts to 70 mph, hail and frequent lightning. UPDATE about 9:30 p.m. — NWS has now issued […]

Rain, maybe storm, Thursday evening

We may see some rain and maybe a thunderstorm Thursday evening, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for our area. Rain could appear between 4 and 9 p.m. and is most likely between 5 and 6 p.m. Thursday’s high temperature is expected to reach 82. Looking ahead, there’s also a 50 percent chance […]

Rainy Monday; dry rest of the work week

It’s rainy on Monday morning and it should rain the rest of the day, but that should be it for precipitation through Friday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is expected to fall much of the day on Monday. There will be a lesser chance of rain starting at about 4 p.m. […]

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 1 p.m. A special weather statement from NWS says: At 719 AM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Juneau to near […]

Chance of rain Monday, then a dry week ahead

If we’re going to get rain this week, it’s probably going to be on Monday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is most likely to fall between 7 and 9 a.m. Monday. The chance of a thunderstorm is slight. The skies will be partly cloudy Tuesday and then sunny through Sunday. It […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

At 12:40 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 9 p.m. Damaging winds and large hail are the primary threats from this storm. An excessive heat warning continues to also be in effect […]

Still hot; storms now more likely

Saturday’s forecast is still hot enough for the National Weather Service to keep an excessive heat warning in effect for Saturday. The warning is now set to be in effect until 8 p.m., Saturday. The high temperature Saturday is expected to reach 92 with a heat index of 107 possible. Here’s info about how to […]

Excessive heat warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning replaces the previously issued heat advisory and is set to be in effect from 10 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m., Saturday. Details for Friday’s forecast look similar to what they have been for the […]

Heat advisory revised

The National Weather Service has revised a heat advisory that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is now set to be in effect from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday. The original advisory was to begin Thursday and last later into Friday. Says the NWS: A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is […]

Extreme heat tips offered; cooling centers listed

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is offering tips for dealing with the extreme heat expected in our area over the next couple of days. A National Weather Service heat advisory is in effect for our area from noon, Thursday to 11 p.m., Friday. Tips for staying safe during extreme heat offered by KCSD are: Stay […]

Rain, then heat

Western Kenosha County should see some stormy weather before the hot weather we have all been anticipating. There’s an 80 percent chance of a thunderstorm before noon, Thursday. Radar at 5:21 a.m. shows a large storm system bearing down on our area from the west. After the rain it will be time to consider the […]

Heat advisory issued for Thursday-Friday

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory issue set to be in effect from 2 p.m., Thursday through 11 p.m., Friday. The high temperature Thursday is expected to reach 93 with a heat index as high as 106 possible. Friday’s high is […]

Hot Wednesday, cooler Thursday

Wednesday will be a hot one, with the high temperature reaching 90 degrees and feeling even warmer, says the latest local National Weather service forecast. The heat index Wednesday could get as high as 96. Dewpoint could top out at 74. Bu the swelter won’t last long. Temperatures will start dropping significantly Wednesday evening, bottoming […]

Thunderstorm might affect part of the area

At 4:48 p.m., the National Weather Service is saying a strong thunderstorm may hit the eastern part of Western Kenosha County, including Paddock Lake and Bristol. At 4:44 p.m., the storm was centered over Union Grove. Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph are possible with this storm, says a NWS special weather statement. Allen […]

Sunday weather could include storm

The National Weather Service is forecasting a chance of a strong line of storms coming through the area Sunday. Our area looks like it could be affected from late morning to early afternoon: ShareTweet0 Shares

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area that includes Kenosha County. The warning is in effect until 6:15 p.m. This line of storms is producing winds of up to 60 mph. Here some video showing the wind just before the rain started in Paddock Lake at about 5:50 p.m. […]

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