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Snow accumulation expected Tuesday

The National Weather Service’s latest, local forecast says we should expect some snow accumulation Tuesday here in Western Kenosha County. After an overnight low of 29, snow, eventually mixed with rain at times, could start falling in the early hours of Tuesday, about 3 a.m., and become more persistent by 6 a.m., continuing through about […]

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 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday. West winds sustained between 30 and 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected during this period. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Weather related calls keep deputies busy Tuesday

Following is a roundup of Sheriff’s Department activities related to Tuesday’s storm: Share2Tweet2 Shares

Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect until 5:30 p.m. The subject storm is moving east from the Whitewater-Elkhorn area at 70 mph, the warning statement says. Winds gusts of 70 mph and quarter size […]

Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for an area of Wisconsin and northern Illinois that includes Kenosha County. The watch is set to be in effect until 8 p.m. A tornado watch means severe weather that could produce a tornado is possible during the watch period. Share27Tweet27 Shares

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 1 p.m., Tuesday to 4 a.m., Wednesday. Winds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 45 mph are possible Tuesday afternoon with winds increasing to 20 to […]

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 2 p.m. During this period, northwest winds around 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are expected. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Dense fog advisory issued

Heading out on the road tonight? The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until midnight. During this period, visibility may be less than mile, says the NWS. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Wet, warmer Thursday, then cooler

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says we’re in for a Thursday that will be wet, but also a bit warmer than recent days. Thursday’s high temperature should reach 65. But your enthusiasm for that might be literally dampened some by rain extending almost to noon and then picking up again Thursday night. The […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Saturday in an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 11 .m. to 7 p.m., Saturday. Winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are forecast during the advisory period. As for […]

Freeze warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The warning is set to be in effect from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m., Friday. Sub-freezing temperatures are expected, with a low of 31 in the forecast for Thursday night. A noticeable cool down will actually get […]

Frost advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 11 p.m., Sunday to 8 a.m., Monday. The low temperature Sunday night here is forecast for 33. The NWS advises covering sensitive outdoor plants. That should be the […]

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 3 a.m. to 9 a.m., Friday. Thursday night’s low is forecast for 35. Any sensitive plants should be covered to avoid frost damage, the NWS advises. But keep […]

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 […]

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