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Weather update

The severe thunderstorm watch has been cancelled. At 939 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Genoa City, or over Twin Lakes, moving east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Twin Lakes, Genoa City, Richmond, Powers Lake, Pell Lake […]

Severe weather

WALWORTH…EASTERN ROCK…SOUTHWESTERN RACINE…SOUTHWESTERN WAUKESHA…SOUTHERN JEFFERSON AND WESTERN KENOSHA COUNTIES… At 837 PM, National Weather Service radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Edgerton to Clinton to near Marengo. Movement was east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms. The […]

Weather warning

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued until 1 am for Kenosha County. Thunderstorms are expected this evening through the overnight hours. A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, with a risk for gusty winds and large hail. There will also be a risk for locally heavy rain. Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Rain in the forecast

Tonight A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Monday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between […]

It’s going to be Hot

Saturday Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph. Sunday Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 10 […]

Weather update

1:55 PM Radar Update: Scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across southeast Wisconsin early this afternoon. They are short-lived, but lightning, gusty winds, and pea-size hail are possible. Depending where you are, it’s either sunny, raining, or possibly both. There is a better chance for isolated thunderstorms this evening. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Rain may snap dry spell soon

There’s a pretty good chance some rain sometime over the next few days will snap the dry spell Western Kenosha County has been under for a while, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The chance for rain begins this afternoon, with a 20 percent chance of a thunderstorm developing after 4 p.m. That […]

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 remain in effect until 11 p.m. UPDATE 10:33 p.m. — The watch has been lifted by the NWS. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:31 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an alarm in the 2900 block of Lakeshore Way in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Excessive heat warning extended to Sunday

The National Weather Service has extended a previously issued excessive heat warning to 4 p.m., Sunday. Sunday’s high temperature is expected to reach 89 with a heat index as high as 97. The chance of rain or a thunderstorm for Sunday also has greatly increased. Chance of precipitation is now 80 percent, mainly after 5 […]

Excessive heat warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning is in effect from noon, Friday through 7 p.m., Saturday. The warning replaces the previously issued heat advisory. Friday’s high could reach 91 with a possible heat index value of 103. Saturday’s high temperature […]

Flash flood watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The culprit is rain and thunderstorms Tuesday and Tuesday night. Possible rain totals for Tuesday and Tuesday night are from 1.25 to 2.5 inches. The flash flood watch is set to go into effect at 1 […]

No rain in forecast for weekend

For a change of pace of late, there’s no rain in the Western Kenosha County National Weather Service forecast for the next couple of days. Saturday’s forecast is for partly sunny skies and a high temperature of 77. Sunday’s forecast is for mostly sunny skies and a high of 76. Monday during the day should be […]

Fox River level holding steady; flood warning continues

The level of the Fox River as measured at the National Weather Service New Munster Gauge seems to be hold steady at about 11.6 feet. The river first arrived at about 11.6 very early Thursday morning. It has fluctuated a few hundredths of a foot up at times, but has been basically flat since then. […]

Flood warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river as measured at the New Munster gauge surpassed flood stage of 11 feet early Wednesday morning. As of  6 p.m., the river was at 11.56 feet. There’s an increasing chance of more rain Thursday (50-90 percent). […]

Second severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a second severe thunderstorm warning for Kenosha County at about 4:20 p.m., according to the Kenosha County Emergency Service Warning Center. This warning is to be in effect until 4:45 p.m. Radar has indicated winds of up to 60 mph with this storm, which was over Lake Geneva at […]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. The warning will be in effect until 4:15 p.m. UPDATE 4:13 p.m. — Impressive clouds in the northwest and north sky over Paddock Lake and some increased wind, but no rain yet: UPDATE 4:16 p.m. — Dark […]

Showers and storms in forecast, followed by cool-off

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday and continue into Tuesday, followed by a cool down in temperatures from the unseasonable highs of last weekend, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Rain and thunderstorms are likely this evening and overnight. A chance of rain and/or thunderstorms will linger through Tuesday into Wednesday, […]

Hot weekend in forecast

This weekend will be a hot one, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Saturday and Sunday’s high temperatures expected at 93 and 95 respectively will make Friday also hot high of 86 seem mild. Rain is almost certain Friday, but will provide no relief over the rest of the weekend. Monday should still […]

Dense fog advisory issued; chance of rain and thunderstorms tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is scheduled to be in effect until 10 a.m., Sunday. “Cool east to northeast wind off Lake Michigan and high moisture levels in the atmosphere” are causing the for says the NWS advisory. The closer you are to Lake Michigan the […]

Wet Wednesday; cooler weekend

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast suggests Wednesday will be rainy you should be able to turn off the AC this weekend. There’s an 80 percent chance of rain Wednesday, which might also involve a thunderstorm or some fog. The chance of rain will lessen to 50 percent Wednesday night. The high temperature Wednesday […]

Memorial Day weekend gets warmer

The high temperatures in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Memorial Day weekend have gotten a bit warmer. High temperatures are now expected to be 88 on Friday and Saturday, 92 on Sunday and 88 again on Monday. Highs through the week should be in the lower 80s. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Temps in 80s for days, says forecast

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast includes something we haven’t seen for awhile — temperatures over 80 degrees. The warm streak is set to begin Thursday, with a high of 82. The trend will continue through the weekend with highs of 87 on Friday, 88 on Saturday and 88 on Sunday. Memorial Day will […]

Fox River receding; just missed flood stage

The Fox River’s most recent rise just missed getting to flood stage as measured at the New Munster gauge and is continuing to fall. The flood warning has expired. The river reached its highest point of 10.74 feet Tuesday morning. Flood stage is 11 feet. At 5 p.m. Wednesday, the river was at 10.35 feet. […]

Dense fog advisory issued

A dense fog advisory has been issued for Kenosha County by the National Weather Service. The advisory will be in effect until 7 a.m., Tuesday. Visibility during this period may be reduced to a half to a quarter of a mile, the advisory says. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Flood warning issued for Fox River

A flood warning has been issued for the Fox River in Western Kenosha County. The river as measured at the New Munster gauge was at 10.74 feet at 8 p.m. The current forecast calls for the Fox to reach flood stage of 11 feet Tuesday morning. The forecast calls for a crest of 11.6 feet […]

Fox River slips below 12 feet; flood warning continues

The Fox River has slipped below flood stage of 11 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. The river was measured at 11.88 feet at 4 a.m., Friday.  A flood warning remains in effect. The current forecast for the river has it slipping below flood stage Sunday morning. There is a 60 percent chance […]

Fox River crests, starting to recede

The Fox River has crested at 12.43 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. That high water mark came at 9:15 p.m, Tuesday. As of 5 a.m. Wednesday, the river stood at 12.4 feet. The National Weather Service had been forecasting a crest of 13 feet. The current forecast calls for the river to […]

Fox River tops 12 feet, heading higher

The Fox River topped 12 feet early Tuesday morning and appears to still be on the rise considering subsequent readings at the New Munster gauge. As of 2 p.m. Tuesday, the river stood at 12.35 feet. Flood stage is 11 feet. A National Weather Service flood warning remains in effect.  A crest of 13 feet […]

Fox River tops flood stage

The Fox River, as forecast by the National Weather Service, exceeded flood stage of 11 feet by about 2 p.m. Monday afternoon. As of 8 p.m., the river stands at 11.54 feet as measured at the New Munster gauge. A flood warning remains in effect. A crest of 13.3 feet is forecast for Wednesday afternoon. […]

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