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Heat advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for most of Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from noon until 7 p.m., Tuesday. Tuesday’s high temperature is expected to reach 98 with heat index values as high as 104, says the latest, local NWS forecast. According to the […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

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., Monday. According to the NWS: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is issued when severe thunderstorms are possible in and near the watch area. It does not mean that […]

Heat advisory issued; storm possible Monday afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for most of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 11 a.m., Tuesday to 8 p.m., Wednesday. Temperatures in the mid-90s and heat index values to 105 are expected during the advisory period. Temperatures are expected to remain in the […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 9 a.m. Visibility of less than a quarter mile is possible in dense fog areas, the advisory says. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Gonna rain Friday, be hot on Saturday

If it’s not raining already it soon will be and for a while Friday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is expected to begin about 7 a.m. and continue through at least 3 p.m. There could be a thunderstorm toward the end of that stretch, If you have been looking for a […]

Snow for Monday

Western Kenosha County is going to get some snow the day after Easter, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Snow should begin falling by about 1 a.m., Monday and continue through at least 4 a.m. and possibly longer. Over 1.5 inches of accumulation are possible. Monday’s high temperature will be 41. A slow […]

It’s gonna rain (and rain and rain …)

It’s going to be a wet few days coming up for Western Kenosha County, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain is at least likely — and sometimes virtually certain — from 6 a.m. Tuesday through midnight Thursday. In that time, we may receive as much as 1.08 inches of rain. Tuesday should […]

March 7, 2022 snow report and forecast update

Click for larger view We measured about 1 inch of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5 a.m., Monday, from overnight snow fall. It was not snowing at that time, but the National Weather Service says this is just a lull and more is still on the way. The latest, local NWS […]

Warm then stormy Saturday; wind advisory Sunday

Hope you are finding a way to enjoy the unseasonal warmth this Saturday afternoon. It’s the calm before the storm, or at least the wind and rain, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Late Saturday it’s likely we will have some rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Rain is possible as early as 5 […]

Snow report Feb. 25, 2022: 3.25 inches

At about 5:20 a.m., we measured 3.25 inches of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That’s a total since snow started falling in earnest Thursday evening. Shoveling/snow blowing conditions include a medium weight dry snow with low winds of 8 mph. Share48Tweet48 Shares

Winter weather advisory issued; accumulating snow coming

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Kenosha County. Accumulating snow of 2 to 4 inches is expected during the advisory period of 3 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m., Friday. Snow is possible through the day Thursday but is expected to get really cranking after 5 p.m and continue overnight. Snow […]

Winter weather advisory shifts to Tuesday focus; freezing rain more prominent in forecast

The National Weather Service has changed the timeframe for a winter weather advisory to focus more on Tuesday, while freezing rain now looms larger in the latest, local NWS forecast. The winter weather advisory is now set for 4 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday. Rain is expected to fall over night — perhaps even with […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 11 p.m., Monday, to 6 p.m., Tuesday. Freezing rain, sleet and snow are the concern for this weather event. As much as .2 inch of ice accumulation could be seen here, but no […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issue a wind advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 3 p.m., Sunday. During this period we could see winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts as high as 45 mph. At least it will be warmer, with a high of 49 expected. […]

Snow squall warning issued

The National Weather service has issued a snow squall warning for Kenosha and Racine counites. The warning is set to be in effect until 9: 45 p.m.. Friday. From the warning announcement: At 848 PM CST, a dangerous snow squall was located along a line extending from South Milwaukee to near Harvard, moving southeast at […]

Accumulating snow decreased in local forecast

The accumulating snow we were supposed to get Thursday has almost vanished from the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. There remains a 40 percent chance of snow during the day, mostly after 1 p.m., but less than a quarter inch of accumulation is expected. A even smaller chance of snow will linger into tonight. […]

Warmer temps for Tuesday, Wednesday; snow for Thursday

Tuesday and Wednesday should be quite a bit warmer than recent temps, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Tuesday’s high temperature is expected to reach 40 degrees, under partly sunny skies with winds of 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday will reach 50, but it will be rainy, especially after noon. That rain will […]

Snow likely, then rain possible Friday

We could get under an inch of snow Thursday night, followed by perhaps some rain to make for a potentially messy day of precipitation, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast The snow is forecast to fall between 11 p.m., Thursday and 3 a.m., Friday. Rain may appear after that, especially between 3 and […]

Freezing drizzle Monday morning; days of above 30 temps ahead

This work week is shaping up to be (mostly) full of above 30 degree high temperatures. But Monday morning there are flurries in the sky and a coating of ice from overnight freezing drizzle. Be aware of the possibility of slick spots on roads this morning. You will likely need some scraping time for vehicles […]

Jan. 1, 2022 snow report: 2 inches

At about 8:55 p.m., we measured about 2 inches of snow on average at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. Snow started falling about 12:20 p.m., Saturday. A National Weather Service winter storm warning remains in effect for Kenosha County until 6 a.m., Sunday. The latest, local NWS forecast says we could get as much as […]

Windy and cold Sunday night; even colder Monday night

The next couple of nights in Western Kenosha County will be colder than we’re used to right now. Sunday’s low is forecast to dip to 18, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Compounding that chill will be winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts as high as 35. The wind should calm […]

Snow accumulation forecast revised down

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast now calls for less accumulation of snow and a greater role for mixed precipitation in the remainder of the weekend’s weather. There’s now a chance of rain, snow and freezing rain Saturday night, especially in the early morning hours of Sunday. Rain/snow could start up again later in […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 12 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday. During this period, winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected, the NWS advisory text says. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Cooler temps on the way, for a little bit

Cooler temperatures are on the way for the beginning of the weekend, but temps are expected to rebound by early next week into the high 60s or low 70s. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says Friday and Saturday’s high temperatures will not break out of the high 50s. Sunday will rally some with […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an much of far southern Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 10 a.m. Visibility may be a quarter of a mile or less in places. Share1Tweet1 Shares

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 10 a.m., Friday. Visibility may be as low as a quarter of a mile in places. Share19Tweet19 Shares

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 […]

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