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A couple of cold nights ahead

We should have some chilly nights Friday and Saturday night, the latest, local National Weather Service forecast says. Friday night’s low is forecast for 40. Saturday night’s low is forecast for 41. It shouldn’t last. Sunday’s low will be in the high 40s and the balance of the week should be over 50 at night. […]

Dryer, warmer weather around the corner

If you have just about given up on seeing the sun or a day without rain, hold on, there’s hope. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for the rain to end Saturday night and the sun to start peeking out Sunday. It’s going to get a little warmer too, with a high temperature […]

Sunday to start rainy week

Likely rain and thunderstorms Sunday will kick off what looks to be a wetter week than we have seen in some time around here, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain chances are 80 percent Sunday, 60 percent Sunday night, 80 percent Monday night, 90 percent Tuesday, 80 percent Tuesday night and 70 […]

Flood watch issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The heavy rain from Monday’s storm apparently has provoked a sharp spike in the river’s level over the last 24 hours as measured at the New Munster gauge. At 4 p.m. Monday the river was at 6.51 feet. […]

Aug. 10, 2020 storm related calls log

In the wake of the strong storm that passed through the area this afternoon, emergency personnel are responding to multiple calls of down trees and wires including; At 4:07 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue I a it’s are responding to a report of a down tree and wires on Camp Lake Road. At about 4:07 p.m., […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

At about 3:21 p.m., the National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area including Kenosha County, Kenosha County Emergency Services Center has announced. The warning is set to be in effect until 6 p.m. The storm triggering this warning is approaching the area from the west at a speed of about […]

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 7 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on […]

Heat advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from noon to 7 p.m. Heat index values of 100 to 105 are expected during the advisory period. Here is some advice from the NWS on precautions and preparedness […]

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for an area of southern Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 11 p.m. UPDATE 4:40 p.m. — Here’s a few items from the NWS Sullivan office regarding this storm: UPDATE 9:30 p.m. — After several rounds of […]

Thunderstorms likely Friday, Friday night

We should see some thunderstorms Friday and Friday evening, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Thunderstorms and rain could start as early as 8 a.m. and are most likely between 4 and 11 p.m. The high temperature Friday will reach the mid 80s. A 20 percent chance of rain will persist through Saturday […]

Rain, maybe storms, in forecast for Saturday

Saturday may be a bit wet — and maybe even stormy — says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. There’s a chance of rain and a thunderstorm throughout the day, with the most likely time for rain being 7 p.m. to midnight. The high temperature should be about 85 Saturday. Sunday should be clear […]

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 until midnight. Winds will be 15 to 25 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph possible during the advisory period. Share6Tweet6 Shares

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 in effect until midnight. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening […]

Severe thunderstorms possible Tuesday night

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast includes a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms Tuesday night. Some of the storms could be severe, the forecast says. Share26Tweet26 Shares

Summer like temps expected Tuesday

Tuesday may feel a bit like the middle of summer in Western Kenosha County. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a high temperature of 89 Tuesday. It will be a bit breezy too, with 15 mph winds and gusts of 25 mph. Tuesday night there will be a 60 percent chance of […]

Warmer than normal weather expected next week

The National Weather Service office in Sullivan says we should get a blast of summer — maybe even some 90 degree days — next week. Here’ are the details: Share16Tweet16 Shares

Fox River over flood stage; flood warning in effect

The Fox River is over flood stage Monday morning. A National Weather Service flood warning is in effect. The river first exceeded flood stage of 11 feet at about 10 p.m., Sunday, as measured at the New Munster gauge. The current NWS forecast for the river calls for a crest of 13.8 feet, coming early […]

Frost advisory issued

Another day, another frost. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from midnight Tuesday night to 8 a.m., Wednesday. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for a low of 33 Tuesday night. Better protect those plants […]

Frost advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from midnight Monday night to 8 a.m., Tuesday. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for a low of 34 Monday. It’s another day of covering your sensitive plants. Share4Tweet4 […]

Freeze warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for most of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect from midnight Friday night to 8 a.m., Saturday. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for a low of 27 degrees. Protect those plants! The lows will be right around freezing again […]

Freeze watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze watch for much of southern Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect from 12 a.m. to 8 a.m., Saturday. During that period, we could see a low temperature of 26, says the latest, local NWS forecast. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Much colder temperatures coming

We may get a sub-30 low this week, says the National Weather Service. After another nice day Thursday with a some sun and a high in the 60s, temperatures will begin to take a turn for the worse. The latest, local NWS forecast says Friday’s high will be just 45 and the low that night […]

Fox River continues to recede; flood warning remains in effect

The Fox River continues to recede in Western Kenosha County and may soon be under flood stage again. At 8 p.m., the river was at 11.4 feet, as measured at the New Munster gauge. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect. The current NWS calls for the river […]

Fox River under 12 feet; flood warning still in effect

The Fox River has receded under 12 feet as of Sunday evening. At 6 p.m., the river was measuring at 11.8 feet at the New Munster gauge. The current National Weather Service forecast for the river has it receding slower than previously forecast. The river is now expected to drop back under flood stage Wednesday […]

Fox River continues to recede; flood warning remains in effect

The Fox River continues to recede. At 6 p.m., Saturday, the river as measured at the New Munster gauge was at 12.16 feet. The current National Weather Service forecast for the river calls for it to be back under flood stage of 11 feet by Monday morning. A flood warning continues. A 40 percent chance […]

Fox River over flood stage; flood warning continues

The Fox River is over flood stage as of early Thursday after a day and a half of drenching rain that saw 3.37 inches recorded at Kenosha Regional Airport. At 4 p.m., the Fox as measured at the New Munster gauge was measuring at 11.92 feet. A National Weather Service forecast calls for a crest […]

Flood warning issued for Fox River

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. Steady rain over the last 24 hours has caused the river as measured at the New Munster gauge to rise from 7.87 feet at 10:30 p.m., Tuesday to 10.38 feet at 10 p.m., Wednesday. Flood stage is […]

Dense fog advisory issued

A dense fog advisory has been issued from much of Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 10 a.m. Visibility may be reduced to a quarter of a mile or less in places. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Rain and high winds expected this evening

The National Weather Service has issued the following special weather statement concerning thunderstorms and strong wind expected here this evening: A line of showers with isolated thunderstorms is producing strong, gusty winds, mainly out of the northwest. Wind gusts up to 40 mph are common with these showers, but isolated gusts of 50 to 55 […]

Stretch of warmer weather starts this weekend

It won’t be as warm as a couple of weeks ago, but the latest, local National Weather Service forecast suggests we should be in for some weather warm enough to eliminate the chance of snow starting this weekend. High temperatures should be in the 50s Saturday through Tuesday. Lows should be in the 40s, except […]

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