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Snow report Jan. 25, 2020: 3 inches

At about 6:35 a.m. Saturday, we measured about 3 inches of accumulated snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. This is for snow that started falling Friday evening. It’s a wet heavy snow. Plan accordingly for snow removal. We could see some more snow and/or rain during the day Saturday, says the latest, local National […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 6 p.m., Friday to 9 a.m., Saturday. Snow accumulation is the key factor here. The latest, local NWS forecast calls for us to receive 2 to 4 […]

Snow report Jan. 4, 2020: .5 inch overnight

Seems like I just said this yesterday, but at about 5:30 a.m., we measured about .5 inch of snow overnight at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. There may not be much of it on the ground, but I noticed it is wet and heavy as I was clearing the driveway. We may get another half […]

Snow report Jan. 23, 2020: .5 inch overnight

At about 5:40 a.m., we measured .5 inch of snow accumulation overnight at westofthei.com headquarters. There’s more on the way, says the National Weather Service. We should see steady, but not dramatically accumulating snow. Snow is expected Thursday during the day, Thursday night, Friday and Friday night. About 1 inch of snow accumulation is expected […]

Snow expected through Friday night

Western Kenosha County should expect to see snow in the air and accumulating on the ground through Friday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The NWS says snow should start falling in the early hours of Thursday morning. By morning commute-going to school time there might be less than a 1 inch […]

Temps to rise through week

We’ve had a bit of a cold snap after last weekends snow, but that appears to be coming to an end, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Monday’s night’s low is forecast at 6. To me, that’s still pretty cold. Tuesday’s high will be 25, similar to Monday. But from there, temps are […]

Snow report Jan. 17, 2020: 3 inches and counting

We measured a solid 3 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 10 p.m., Friday. Snow has been falling since about 4 p.m. and is still falling, so that total will likely increase yet before this snowfall is over. I was out on the road between Paddock Lake and Wheatland about […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect from 5 p.m., Friday to 6 p.m., Saturday. Sleet, rain and snow are possible during the advisory period. Winds with gusts as high as 30 mph may cause […]

Cold Thursday; still snow Friday

It’s going to be a cold Thursday, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Thursday’s high is expected to reach just 18, with 10 to 15 mph winds with gusts to 30 mph creating wind chill values between 5 and -5. The good news is it will just be a one-day dip. Friday’s high […]

Snow in forecast for Friday

There’s more snow for Friday and Friday evening in the latest (Wed, afternoon), local National Weather Service forecast. Snow is expected to start after noon on Friday and pick up in the evening. When it’s done, current estimates are for 2 to 4 inches of accumulation. Precipitation will continue into Saturday and may be in […]

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 in effect from 6 a.m. to noon. A mix of freezing drizzle and light snow resulting in ice accumulations of a light glaze are the major concern. The freezing precipitation is expected […]

Snow Monday night

Some measurable snow is in the National Weather Service forecast for Monday night. The latest, local forecast says we could get 1 to 2 inches of snow hereabouts. Snow could begin about 5 p.m. and the heaviest snow will be falling between 8 p.m. Monday and 3 a.m. Tuesday. Traveling to the north or west? […]

White Christmas? No chance

Instead of snow for Christmas our area is going to have spring for Christmas, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Continuing the trend of the last few days, Western Kenosha County is expected to reach a high of 51 on Christmas Day. No precipitation – certainly no snow at that temperature — is […]

Snow report Dec. 16, 2019: .5 inch

The snow flurries that were expected over night yielded some unexpected snow accumulation. But thank goodness not much. We measured about .5 inch of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake at about 5:35 a.m. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for a week of clear days with highs mostly low 30s to […]

Dip in temps expected Tuesday, Wednesday

It’s going to be a bit chillier over the next couple of days, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. The cool down actually is set to begin Monday night, with a low temperature of 15. Tuesday’s high temperature will be 20, though it will be sunny. That might help some. Tuesday night the […]

Possibility of snow prompts winter weather advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of Wisconsin and some of northern Illinois. The advisory is set to go into effect at 3 p.m., Monday and last until 5 p.m., Monday. During this period, rain then snow is likely. Less than a half inch of snow accumulation is expected […]

Impromptu snow spurs winter weather advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the most southeastern corner of Wisconsin, including Western Kenosha County. The advisory is for a band of lake effect snow moving inland from Lake Michigan. The forecast calls for less than a half inch in our area, but perhaps more to the east. At […]

Wet, windy weather in forecast; wind advisory issued

We’re in for some wet and windy weather, says the latest local National Weather Service forecast. The wind is expected to build to the point that the NWS has issued a wind advisory for Wednesday. Rain could start as early as 2 p.m., Tuesday and is pretty much expected to be falling by 5 p.m. […]

Snow report Nov. 14, 2019: .5 inch

The overnight snow fall didn’t amount to much. We measured about a half inch at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake from when snow started to fall at about 6 p.m., Wednesday to 5:30 a.m. That was right on the forecast of less than one inch. That should be it for snow until at least Sunday, […]

Nov. 11, 2019 Snow update: 1.5 inches overnight

We measured about 1.5 inches of snow at about 5:30 a.m. Monday at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake. That was our first measurement since snow started falling Sunday about 8:30 p.m. The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for an additional 1 to 3 inches of accumulation during the day, Monday. Snow is projected […]

Single digit wind chill Friday morning

I am writing this mostly in case you — like me — may not be considering certain weather conditions as likely in early November. But ready or not, there will be single digit wind chill out there Friday morning for those walking, spending some time outside or perhaps standing on a bus stop, says the […]

Brrrrrr! A cold early November night forecast

There’s a startling low temperature in the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for tonight — which is just Nov.7/8. 10. The temperature is expected to drop to 10. That overnight low actually should be reached about 6 a.m., Friday morning. With a start like that, it’s almost hard to believe the NWS expects the […]

Little bit of snow on the way

Our area should be getting a little bit of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Tuesday night we could see less than a half inch of snow, probably starting after 2 a.m. That could continue through Wednesday morning with perhaps a bit more than a half inch, but […]

Snow update Halloween 2019: 3 more inches

The snow did significantly lighten up just before 3 p.m., like the National Weather Service forecast said it should. That left some time for measuring snow and clearing the driveway, walk and porch for trick or treaters. Measuring snow was tricky. The wind had caused some drifting and readings varied widely around the grounds of […]

Snow update: 1.5 inches overnight

At about 7:30 a.m., Thursday, we measured 1.5 inches of snow at westofthei.com headquarters in Paddock Lake since snow began falling last night. Were you dreaming of a white Halloween? The degree to which snow is sticking is varying by surface, but the above measurement came from our snowiest measuring spot. The latest, local National […]

Snow forecast for Halloween; winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service says we may have a white holiday — it’s just not the holiday you usually expect. The latest, local NWS forecast says Western Kenosha County could receive 1 inch of snow overnight Wednesday and another 1 to 3 inches of snow Thursday. Have you been dreaming of a white Halloween? The […]

Maybe snow, but no accumulation, says latest forecast

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast still says we could see some rain turning to snow overnight or early Tuesday morning but now says no accumulation is expected. Earlier forecasts had called for perhaps a measurable amount of snow well below an inch. Now the first accumulation may come Wednesday, about half an inch. […]

A little snow in forecast for Monday night-Tuesday morning

The first measurable snow of the season is expected to come to Western Kenosha County Monday night and Tuesday morning, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. There’s a 100 percent chance of snow (which may have started as rain) Monday night, with a half inch of accumulation. Once it’s started, there may be […]

Wind advisory extended

A National Weather Service wind advisory has been extended to 7 p.m., Tuesday for an area of Wisconsin including Kenosha County. During the advisory period, southwest winds at 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph are expected. Motorists are advised that winds of this speed can have an effect on driving, […]

Wind advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for a portion of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 3 p.m., Tuesday. Winds from the southwest of 20 to 25 mph with gusts of 40 to 45 mph are expected during the advisory period. Says the NWS: […]

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