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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 […]

Colder Friday; snow for Saturday night

The National Weather Service latest, local forecast calls for a cold Friday and some snow over the weekend. Temperatures are not expected to get out of the teens Friday with a high of 17. Wind from 5 to 15 mph means wind chill values between -5 and 5. Friday night’s low will be 1. The […]

Cold start to Wednesday

Numbers can be deceptive if you don’t know the whole story. Such is the case with the latest, local National Weather Service forecast for Wednesday. There’s going to be a high of 32 Wednesday. But that won’t be reached until about 10 p.m. In the meantime, the morning will be cold. At 5:45 a.m. , […]

Up and down temperatures expected this week

If you’ve gotten comfortable with an overcast day with a high temperature in the 30s — like we have seemingly had for weeks — you may be in for a bit of a shock this week. Temperatures are expected to fluctuate from 30s down into the 20s and back and back down again this week, […]

A little snow expected Thursday

We are expected to get a little snow Thursday and Thursday night, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Snow, which could start as rain, is most likely to start falling late this afternoon. Accumulation here is expected to be about 1 inch total. If you are traveling out of the area Thursday, bear […]

Warm Wednesday, Thursday

Wednesday and Thursday should be a bit warmer than you might expect for mid January in Wisconsin, says the latest, local National Weather Service forecast. Wednesday’s high should reach 38 and Thursday’s 37. It still will be clody, but at least it will be warmer. Later Thursday and into Thursday night there will be a […]

Dense fog advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for Kenosha County. The advisory is set to be in effect until 9 a.m. During the advisory period, visibility of a quarter mile or less is possible in foggy area. The fog also may be freezing, which can create slippery conditions on untreated surfaces. Share2Tweet2 […]

Dense fog advisory issued

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 noon. Visibility may be a quarter of a mile or less during this period, says the advisory. Not only will there be fog but it may be […]

Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for an area of Wisconsin that includes Kenosha County. The chief hazards are accumulating snow with winds gusts up to 30 mph developing. The advisory is set to be in effect until midnight tonight. Total accumulation for our area has been revised to a little […]

More snow likely for New Year’s Day

The latest, local National Weather Service forecast calls for more snow to hit our area Friday. Happy New Year, right? But it shouldn’t be too crippling. Accumulation of 1 to 2 inches Friday and 1 inch Friday night are possible. It may start snowing earlier but snow is most likely between 1 and 8 p.m. […]

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