Cool Temperatures Stay

Good Wednesday morning everyone! Quite the cool down we have encountered these last couple of days. It began on Monday and will continue through the work week on into the weekend as well. While rain chances are slim, Wednesday does hold a chance for light showers throughout much of the day. Otherwise expect mostly cloudy […]

Fall in Sight!

Happy Friday everyone! Hopefully we all enjoyed our week. We had quite the summer week across the Sauk Valley. Monday stole the highest temperature for the week with an 89, while Wednesday kept cool due to morning, and late morning showers and thunderstorms. Today we have a chance for isolated and scattered showers, and possibly […]

Storms & a Sticky Wednesday

Good morning and happy Wednesday! Summer is still holding strong this month with only 7 days under 80. It appears summer will be the winner of the month versus fall as we head into the remainder of this week. Taking a look at our highs for the month though just to get an idea, we […]

Rain Later Today…Cooler Wednesday

A beautiful late-summer day with above average high temperatures across the area yesterday with most locations hitting 80 degrees. In typical late-summer fashion though our temperatures will be on a roller coaster over the next several days as we get cold fronts to pass through occasionally. The first front will arrive later today bringing with […]

Downpours Return…Better Weekend Ahead

Another storm with impressive rainfall amounts has come and gone and now we have a renewed chance at more showers and thunderstorms today with, you guessed it, more locally heavy rainfall possible. This weekend however isn’t looking all that bad! Check it out in your latest forecast and have a great weekend!   We’re off […]

UPDATED: Flash Flood WATCH through Wednesday Night

UPDATED: The Flash Flood Watch has been allowed to expire. The threat for heavy rainfall has ended.   The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood WATCH for Whiteside county Flood WATCH for Lee county both through Wednesday night. Very high moisture levels streaming up from the Gulf and remnants of Hurricane Newton will […]

Temps Heat Up…Strong Storms Possible Wednesday

A very warm and toasty Labor Day will carry over to today as temperatures againĀ soar to near 90 degrees this afternoon with plenty of humidity. Heat index values will be in the middle 90s with partly sunny skies. We’ll be increasing chances for showers and thunderstorms into Wednesday and a few of those could be […]

Hermine Applies the Brakes…Labor Day Remains Dry

………..Did you hear that? That’s right! Nothing! Not a drop of rain to be found or heard around the area as our much needed break from the recent heavy rains continues. I’ve got even better news in terms of your Labor Day weekend forecast this morning! Check it out! Have a great Holiday weekend!   […]

Ending August..Cooler Temps Near

Rain chances along with the humidity are coming to an end finally as a cold front will push through overnight tonight and early morning Wednesday. This means our humidity levels are going to be low and nonexistent for a few upcoming days as well allowing for comfortable weather. Wednesday will remain on the warmer side […]

More Storms Again…Break Ahead!!!

Like a broken record the area was hammered again yesterday with heavy rainfall as afternoon thunderstorms took advantage of the continued abnormally high moisture levels to produce localized 2″+ rainfall totals. Unfortunately we will be repeating this same scenario today however a break in the rain has finally appeared in the forecast. Find out when […]

More Scattered Storms Again Today…Heavy Rain Possible

Good Monday morning everyone! Yesterday’s heavy rainfall across the area continues to build on top of an already unusually wet August as copious amounts of moisture continues to stream across the region. Looking at the Doppler estimated rainfall from yesterday most areas across central parts of Whiteside and Lee county picked up nearly 2 more […]

UPDATED: Flash Flood WARNING for Whiteside County until 11:15P

10:30P Update: The Flash Flood Warning has been cancelled as water continues to recede across the warned area.   The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood WARNING until 11:15PM for much of Whiteside county. Heavy rain producing thunderstorms have put down 1 to 2 inches or more since before 5pm this evening causing […]

More Rain on the Way

We finally got a break from the heavy rainfall yesterday even though we had to deal with an increase in cloud cover. Still though not a bad day as highs made it to 80 degrees. We will be bringing the rain chances back into the forecast however it won’t be until late tonight and into […]


10:00P UPDATE: The Flash Flood WATCH has been cancelled for Whiteside county. 3:15PM UPDATE: Lee county is now under a Flash Flood WATCH until 10AM Thursday. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood WATCH until 7AM Thursday for Whiteside county, and 10AM Thursday for Lee county. Heavy rain producing thunderstorms have already put […]

Nice Tuesday…Storms Return Wednesday

We’re examining some rainfall totals this morning and most of us are double where we should be this time of year. We’ll be dry again today but rain chances will return for Wednesday. Find out when you can expect the skies to pour again in your latest forecast. Have a great Tuesday!   August has […]

A Comfortable Back to School

What a beautiful second half of the weekend it was across the area with very comfortable temperatures and a nice breeze too! The good news is we get to continue those same conditions again today as high pressure remains anchored near the area. Plenty of sunshine will be found with highs near 80 degrees. Looks […]