TORNADO WATCH Until 1am Monday

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a TORNADO WATCH until 1am Monday. Showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop over the area through the remainder of the evening. Atmospheric conditions are supportive of a few strong to severe thunderstorms that could contain large hail, damaging winds, and perhaps an isolated tornado or two. Heavy rainfall […]

Sunshine & Warmth Returns!

            High pressure will continue to be in control of our weather pattern across the Sauk Valley today bringing increased amounts of sunshine as the day progresses. We’ll be much warmer too compared to yesterday, when our daytime high couldnt even get out of the 40s! I did some digging […]

Some Sun Today…Much Cooler Wednesday

Cool high pressure will continue to affect the area in terms of temperatures the next couple of days as we continue a pattern of northwest flow. The visible satellite this morning shows an area of low clouds that will continue to hang around until the late morning hours when we expect some sunshine to break […]

Strong Storms Possible Today

A few peaks of sunshine will be possible this afternoon along with warm and muggy conditions as our area will sit just ahead of an approaching cold front that may provide the opportunity for a few stronger storms this afternoon. Windy conditions will persist as well with gusts to 30 MPH possible. Highs will be […]

Rain Chances Increasing…Warmer

Lot’s of clouds will be found around the area today as an expansive area of light rain looms off to the west. While most of our Thursday will remain dry, by the time this evening rolls around chances for showers and even a few rumbles of thunder will become likely. Highs today will be slightly […]

Windy and Much Cooler

Now that the cold front that caused our recent active pattern over the weekend has moved through the area much cooler temperatures can be expected across the Sauk Valley today with plenty of wind to go along with it. The clouds will remain with us for the remainder of the morning with a few breaks […]

Another Warm One Today

Another summer-like day expected across the Sauk Valley as sunshine along with a few clouds will be around for today. By this afternoon we could see an isolated shower or storm develop, otherwise it will remain quite warm with highs near 80 degrees. The winds will be on the increase as well with gusts around […]

Scattered Showers & Storms Continue

The stalled out frontal boundary responsible for the periods of showers and thunderstorms will continue to impact the weather around the Sauk Valley today and beyond. Some locally heavy rainfall is still possible with any of the storms around the area today. Looking at rainfall totals from the last 12 hours (6pm Monday through 6am […]

Summer-like Warmth on the Way

Brief update this morning as final exam week has arrived! Warm conditions will be found across the area today with I increasing clouds from the west ahead of a storm system that brings our first rain chances tomorrow. Expect highs today in the middle to upper 70s. Sunday is looking windy and quite warm with […]

Tad Cooler Today…Warming Up This Weekend

More sunshine can be expected for today as the storm system that brought yesterday’s increased clouds and even a few showers continues to depart off to the east. In it’s wake cooler temperatures will be found across the area compared to yesterday, but still not bad! Expect afternoon highs in the middle 60s. Friday we’ll […]

Another Beautiful Day

More sunshine and mild temperatures will be found again across the Sauk Valley today as high pressure remains in control of the area. We’ll see afternoon temperatures in the middle to upper 60s with light winds expected. For tonight skies will remain mostly clear with lows around 40. Wednesday will bring warmer conditions but an […]

Quiet Weather Pattern This Week

A pretty quiet pattern on tap for the Sauk Valley this week as warmth out to our west will continue to expand and move into the area. We’ll see plenty of sunshine for much of the new week with our next precipitation chance not until Saturday as it appears now. Those farmers who have yet […]

Rainy Saturday…Sunny & Warmer Sunday

    Rainy conditions will continue across the Sauk Valley for your Saturday as a storm system continues to move just to the south of the area. We’ll be on the cold side, but thankfully not cold enough for snow this time of year. The best chance for rain will be during the morning and […]

More Sunshine Today…Warming Trend Begins

Those pesky clouds yesterday really put a damper on our afternoon temperatures as highs only reached 51 degrees. Today however we should see much more in the way of sunshine and a little less wind too with highs expected in the middle to upper 50s. Tonight will feature just a few clouds but still continued […]

Wind Advisory Today

A high wind advisory is in place today from 11am this morning until 7pm this evening as strong winds are expected again today as we are squeezed between an area of low pressure to the north and high pressure to the south. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph by the time we reach […]

Few Showers & Windy Monday

A much needed soaking rain finally overspread the Sauk Valley late yesterday and overnight giving many areas in excess of half an inch! A much welcome sight to farmers and anyone else who cleaned up and fertilized their lawns over the last week. Rain showers will continue to be a part of the forecast today, […]

One Last Warm Day…Cooler w/Rain Sunday

Hopefully everyone has an outdoor item on their agenda for tomorrow as we’ll be saying goodbye to the warmth for at least a week. This upcoming cooler pattern that starts on Monday looks to stick around for a good chunk of the extended outlook unfortunately. But back to the good news, more sunshine expected today […]

B-E-A-utiful Today….Rain Chance Late Weekend

Our stretch of early summer-like warmth will continue across the Sauk Valley. The clouds will hang on through the morning hours but by the afternoon we should get into some sunshine which will help boost our high temperatures into the 70s again with a light breeze. For tonight we’ll see clear skies with lows in the […]

Warmth Continues…Less Wind Today

A beautiful sunny day expected across the Sauk Valley as high pressure remains firmly in control. Expect highs to reach the middle to upper 60s this afternoon with a light northeast breeze. Tonight there will be a few clouds around with lows in the lower 40s. Wednesday will feature breezy conditions but continued mild with […]