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Warm, even hot, stretch starts Monday

We’re in for some unseasonably warm — maybe even hot at times — weather this week, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s high is expected to reach 70. The peak for the week should be Tuesday, when we’re expected to see 80. Wednesday will be back to 70 and highs should be […]

Maybe some snow Tuesday

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says Western Kenosha County might see some snow Tuesday. If we do, it may be mixed with rain and probably only be in the air, as no accumulation is expected. Temperatures also will be cooler for the early part of the week, with highs of 49 for Monday, […]

Cooler over next few days

Just as we were starting to count on some warmth it is going away for a couple days. However, the weekend looks promising. Wednesday’s high temperature will reach just 41 and the low will be a cold 21, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Thursday will be similar, with a high of 39 […]

Warm-up to begin over weekend

It’s supposed to warm-up again this weekend, just in time for the official beginning of spring on Saturday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Friday won’t be that much warmer with a high of 45, but there will be less wind than Thursday, a sunny sky and no chance of percipitition. Saturday will […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 7 p.m. During this period our area could see “northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected,” says the text of the NWS advisory. Thursday’s high temperature should reach […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be ineffect until 1 a.m., Tuesday. Says the NWS: Heavy wet snow quickly reducing visibilities and creating hazardous travel conditions. Snow transitions to light freezing rain/drizzle before ending late tonight. Snow accumulations of […]

A little more snow accumulation in latest forecast

The National Weather Service has increased the amount of snow it expects to accumulate here Monday. The latest, local forecast calls for as much as 2.5 inches of wet snow accumulation Monday afternoon and overnight. The bulk of the snow is expected to fall between 1 and 8 p.m., Monday. This period of precipitation may […]

Snow returns Monday

Snow should reappear Monday hereabouts, but not a lot of it. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for the snow to start about 1 p.m., Monday. After 4 p.m., the snow may be mixed with freezing rain and rain. About one inch of snow accumulation is possible. There’s another less than 50 percent […]

Warm days ahead

The bulk of this work week should be warmer than you might expect for early to mid March in southeastern Wisconsin, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. High temperatures through Thursday should be over 50, with lows above freezing. The warmest day looks to be Tuesday, when the high will be over 60. […]

Snow report Feb. 21, 2021: 1.5 inches

At 8:50 p.m., we measured 1.5 inches of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake since snow started falling around 4:50 p.m. The National Weather Service says snow could continue to fall until about midnight. For snow removal purposes, this may not be deep snow but it is wet and heavy. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Latest snow forecast; warm-up on the way

Snow is falling in Paddock Lake at about 4:50 p.m., Sunday. The forecast from the National Weather Service for how much to expect is about what it has been for the last few days — maybe 2 inches. Wet, slushy snow is expected to continue until about 10 p.m., Sunday. After the snow, a bit […]

Air quality alert in effect; some snow Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued an air quality alert for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. According to the text of the alert: Due to stagnant air increasing fine particle concentrations, theair quality index is expected to reach the UNHEALTHY FORSENSITIVE GROUPS level. Sensitive groups include children, elderlypeople, individuals with respiratory and […]

Winter storm warning extended

A winter storm warning that includes Kenosha County has been extended by the National Weather Service to 3 p.m. The latest, local NWS forecast is not calling for snow beyond noon, but the extended warning says an additional 1 to 3 inches is possible. That likely is more possible the closer you are to Lake […]

Winter storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Kenosha and Racine Counties. The warning is set to be in effect through noon, Tuesday. The warning is in anticipation of snow and perhaps lake effect snow. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for 2.5 to 4.5 inches of snow accumulation through Monday night […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 3 p.m., Monday to noon, Tuesday. More snow has prompted this advisory. The latest, local NWS forecast says we could see 1.5 to 3.5 inches of snow […]

Feb. 13, 2021 snow report: 2 inches

We measured 2 inches of accumulation Saturday evening in Paddock Lake for the snow that started Friday evening and continued through much of Saturday. At this point, all chances for snow this coming week are below 50 percent. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Sercice has issued a wind chill advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until noon, Sunday. Wind chill values could be in the -20 to -25 range during the advisory period, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Feb. 12, 2021 snow report: 1.75 inches; more snow and cold Saturday

We measured 1.75 inches of accumulated snow at about 5:20 a.m., Friday. That’s a total since snow started falling Thursday night. Snow could continue to fall until about 7 a.m. We’re not done with snow either. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast says we should get more snow starting early Saturday morning. Total Friday […]

Snow expected Thursday night

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast is calling for a little more snow in Western Kenosha County Thursday night. Snow could start falling as early as 4 p.m. More likely, it will start around 9 p.m. and continue through 2 a.m. Total accumulation will be 1 to 2 inches. Chance of snow Thursday night […]

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for much of Wisconsin, including Kenosha County. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for a low Saturday night of -11 and a high Sunday of 4. Winds of 5 to 10 mph will result in wind chills of -20 to -30 Saturday night and Sunday. […]

Feb. 4, 2021 snow report: 1.5 inches

We measured about 1.5 inches of snow accumulation at about 7:15 p.m. at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That’s a total since snow started falling early Thursday afternoon. Additional accurate measurements may be difficult to get with drifting taking place. Snow does still appear to be falling at 9:30 p.m. in Paddock Lake, but it […]

Weather update Snow/freezing rain still on track for Thursday; bitter cold over weekend; winter weather advisory in place

Our area is still on track to see some snow and freezing rain Thursday and then much colder temperatures starting Friday and continuing through the weekend, says the latest communications from the National Weather Service. Freezing precipitation could start any time now. Snow is likely by 11 a.m. and all but certain by noon, says […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Thursday for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory — set to be in effect from 6 a.m., Thursday to noon, Friday — is in anticipation of a day of mixed precipitation and some accumulating snow. The latest, local NWS forecast […]

Jan. 31, 2021 snow report: additional 5.5 inches

We measured about 5.5 additional inches of snow accumulation at about 11 a.m. Sunday at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That’s a total of 8 inches of snow for us since snow began falling on Saturday afternoon. Light snow continued to fall throughout the day, but we could not measure any additional accumulation. The National […]

Jan. 30, 2021 snow report: 2.5 inches; snow still falling

At about 9:45 p.m., Saturday, we measured about 2.5 inches of snow accumulation at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake since snow started falling at about 3 p.m.. Kenosha County is under a National Weather Service winter storm watch until 6 p.m., Sunday. The latest, local NWS forecast for snow has not changed much, with snow […]

Winter storm warning issued

The National Weather Service has now included Kenosha County in area under a winter storm warning this weekend. The warning is set to be in effect from 6 p.m., Saturday to 6 p.m., Sunday. It replaces an earlier issued winter storm watch. The snow in the latest, local NWS forecast of 5 to 7 inches […]

Snow returns this weekend; winter storm watch issued

Sizable snow fall is expected to return to Western Kenosha County this weekend, and the National Weather Service is marking the occasion with a winter storm watch. The watch is set to be in effect from 6 p.m., Saturday to 6 p.m., Sunday. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for 5 to 8 inches of […]

More snow in weekend forecast

Now that you have that snow day behind you it’s time to prepare for a good chance of more accumulating snow this weekend. Details are vague at this point, but the latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a 70 percent chance of snow Saturday night. There is a 50 percent chance of snow […]

Snow report Jan. 26: 2.5 inches

We measured about 2.5 inches of snow on the ground at westofthei.com HQ in Paddock Lake at about 5:40 a.m., Tuesday. That’s from when snow began falling sometime last night. Getting a reading was complicated by drifting. Some areas in our general measuring area were bare due to drifting. It was still snowing and blowing […]

Snow outlook for Saturday night and Monday night

The National Weather Service doesn’t expect us to see a lot of snow Saturday night, but the chances of some more sizable snowfall Monday night into Tuesday is increasing. Saturday night and Sunday about 1 inch total is possible, says the latest, local NWS forecast. Snow comes back into the picture Monday afternoon and even […]

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