weather Archive

VIDEO | Geysers and ponding as storms roll through Washington County

August 2, 2020 – West Bend, WI – A rapidly moving storm system dumped more than 2-inches of rain across West Bend and parts of Washington County on Sunday afternoon. The storms were accompanied by rumbles of thunder and driving rain. The video shows a geyser at the corner

Strong storms passing through Washington County

July 9, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Services is reporting a line of strong thunderstorms moving through Washington, Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties this Thursday afternoon. At 1:49 p.m., radar indicated strong thunderstorms located along a line extending from near Ripon to near Hartford.

Rain on the way for Washington County

May 28, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Neighbors across Washington County are hauling out their lawn mowers more frequently as Mother Nature is providing a consistent pattern of precipitation.  More rain is on tap today.  

VIDEO | Taking a look back at the May 10, 1990 snowstorm

May 10, 2020 – Hat tip to Ruth Marks for planting the seed on what occurred 30 years ago today on May 10, 1990. It was late spring, baby birds were in the nest, trees and plants were blossoming and Mother Nature decided to heave 10 inches of heavy,

Neighbors in Jackson area show us their hail

April 8, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Mother Nature let rip with a brief but powerful storm on Tuesday afternoon and it appears folks in the Jackson area picked up a bit of hail.               Quite a few shared their photos on

Rain in the forecast for Washington County

March 27, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – A wet weather system is moving across the Washington County area. The National Weather Service said we can expect rain through Sunday afternoon.

Light snow across Washington County

March 18, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service calling for snow to change over to rain later today with highs in the mid-30s. Temps on Thursday hit the mid-50s with rain in the afternoon.    

VIDEO | Maple syrup season is underway at Cedar Community and across Washington County

March 3, 2020 – Town of West Bend, WI – Maple trees along Village Drive at Cedar Community on Highway Z were sporting bright blue plastic bags as temps were in the mid-40s and the sap was running. About 100 trees were tapped on Monday across Cedar Campus. “We’re

VIDEO | Light snow falls outside Old Courthouse Square

January 24, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Plows and salters are out across West Bend and Washington County as a light snow quietly blankets the community in white.

Celebrating snow in Germantown as more winter white is on the way

January 22, 2020 – Germantown, WI – A bit more winter white is in the forecast. One family in Germantown took advantage of the snow and channeled a little “Frozen” as they recreated their own likeness with red and green scarves, carrots and what appears to be remnants from

VIDEO | Prepping for more snow in Washington County

January 18, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Round one of a winter weekend is in the books and neighbors across Washington County are now bracing for round No. 2. The snow overnight Friday into Saturday measured around 5+ inches in the Washington County area. Snowblowers and shovelers were

Rain/snow mix on tap for Washington County

January 9, 2020 – Washington County, WI – A complex scenario remains likely to unfold across Washington County and the Upper Midwest this weekend. Words like cold front and rain/snow mix along with measurable snow are some of the key words in the forecast. Accotding to TrueWeather: A cold

West Bend Christmas Parade could see some winter white

November 30, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – TrueWeather, courtesy Aron Rodman at Extra Mile Snow Plowing, Light to moderate rain showers will continue through early Sunday morning, mixing with and changing over to a period of snow between 12-3 AM. Light snow is anticipated to remain a threat

TrueWeather calling for some possible precipitation overnight in Washington County

November 28, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Signed up with an agency called TrueWeather, thanks to Aron Rodman at Extra Mile Snow Plowing. Let’s check in and see what the Event Synopsis is for the next few hours: A few pockets of moisture will move through the region

Measurable snowfall totals across Washington County

October 29, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – Temps today in the 40s are burning off the snow received early Tuesday morning. According to the National Weather Service, Fond du Lac received 2.8 inches, in Dodge County Theresa picked up 3 inches. A bit closer to home Hartford reported

Washington County prepping for first snow of the season

October 28, 1019 – Washington Co., WI – Washington County Highway Department spent the day prepping for the incoming weather. The National Weather Service has snow in the forecast for early Tuesday morning however, it appears Washington County will see temps in the low 30’s with rain. If there’s

Heat warning issued; temperatures expected to hit “feels like” of 105-100 degrees today

July 19, 2019 – Washington County, WI – An excessive heat warning has been issued for all of southeastern Wisconsin by the National Weather Service. The warning goes into effect at 10 a.m. today through 7 a.m. Saturday morning, July 20. Today’s high is expected to read the mid-90’s

Rain passing through Washington County

June 11, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – The skies are growing pretty dark to the west as rain moves into Washington County. The National Weather Service shows some stronger precipitation in the Germantown area. This is expected to be a quick shower as precipitation should end around 5:30

Free Severe Weather Spotter Training in Jackson | By Washington County Emergency Management

March 26, 2019 – Jackson, WI – On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service (NWS) will conduct Severe Weather Safety and Spotter Training in the Gathering Hall at the Jackson Area Community Center, N165W20330 Hickory Lane. Two identical sessions will be held – an

Winter Storm Warning in effect for Washington County and neighboring communities

Feb. 11, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect in Washington County and surrounding communities from Monday, Feb. 11 at 9 p.m. to Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 12 a.m. * WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 7

Brrrrr…. Area school cancellations for Thursday, Jan. 31

Jan. 31, 2019 – Washington County, WI – The following school districts will be CLOSED and all after-school practices and activities have been canceled for Thursday, January 31, 2019: West Bend School District (includes Jackson) Hartford Area Schools Slinger School District Kewaskum School District Beaver Dam Unified School District Germantown

Holy Angels CLOSED on Thursday, 1/31; Quiz rescheduled

Jan. 30, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Due to the continued inclement weather, Holy Angels School will be CLOSED on Thursday, January 31. The Catholic Quiz Bowl has been rescheduled for Friday, February 1, in the Cedar Room. The Primary will take place at 8 a.m., Intermediate at

Brrrrr…. Area school cancellations for Thursday, Jan. 31 rolling in

Jan. 30, 2019 – Washington County, WI – The following school districts will be CLOSED tomorrow and all after-school practices and activities have been canceled for Thursday, January 31, 2019: West Bend School District (includes Jackson) Hartford Area Schools Slinger School District Kewaskum School District Beaver Dam Unified School District

Wind chill warning issued for all of southeastern Wisconsin

Jan. 28, 2019 – Washington County, WI – As the current snowstorm enters its final hours in southeastern Wisconsin, the National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning that will bring in extremely low and dangerous wind chill temperatures, possibly setting records for this part of the state.