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 […]

The 70s Return :)

A few rain showers and even a rumble of thunder or two will dot the landscape through the overnight hours ahead of an approaching cold front. Not expecting anything in terms of severe weather but just some scattered activity here and there.  Lows tonight will be mild with all of the cloud cover, right in […]

Calmer Weekend Ahead

Now that Thursday’s powerful system system has moved well off to the east, the weekend isn’t looking too shabby! Dry and pleasant conditions can be expected for Saturday with much less wind expected. Plenty of sunshine will be around with a light southwesterly breeze. Temperatures will top out around 65 degrees. For Sunday we’ll be […]

Severe Storms Possible Today

Good Thursday morning everyone! Our risk for severe weather still continues today depending on how things can come together this afternoon in terms of sunshine and cold front timing. Scattered activity will continue through the morning hours with a break in the activity early this afternoon. If we can get some sunshine things may get […]

Few Severe Storms Possible Through Thursday

Showers and a few thunderstorms have started to develop just to the southwest of the area as of 11pm. These will continue to develop and move in our direction overnight. A few strong storms are possible, especially after midnight with large hail being the primary threat. Anyone who gets under one of these storms will […]

Cloudy…Periods of Rain/T-Storms

Quite a cloudy and dreary morning across the Sauk Valley with the latest radar image showing a few areas of spotty drizzle. The clouds and drizzle will stick around for much of the morning with perhaps a brief lul early this afternoon before some scattered showers and thunderstorms develop and move through the area. Highs […]

Wet Week Ahead…But That’s a Good Thing!

The pattern looks like it will finally shift in our favor in terms of some much needed rainfall for the area as this week will present quite a few opportunities for showers and thunderstorms with nearly daily chances through the day Friday. We’ve been talking about our rainfall deficit over the last couple of weeks, […]

Nice Holiday Weekend Ahead

A very pleasant weekend is in store for the upcoming Easter holiday, as long as you don’t mind some wind with the warmer temperatures. Saturday will feature plenty of sunshine, and wind too! Highs will reach the lower 60s with a gusty southwest breeze. Easter Sunday will be even warmer with continued sunshine and gusty […]

AM Showers Today; Cooler Friday

Liquid gold is finally falling from the sky, and not the Mac N Cheese kind either! 🙂 While one rain band has already moved through the area this morning, the latest radar image shows a secondary lighter band may move through later this morning providing perhaps another five hundredths of an inch of precipitation. Some […]

A Tad Cooler Today; Big Warm Up Wednesday

A weak cold front slipped through the area last night which will trim a degree or two off today’s high temperatures, still pleasant though for late March. Expect full sunshine to continue into the afternoon hours with highs in the middle 60s. Tonight skies will remain clear to partly cloudy with lows around 39. For […]

Finally! A Mild Pattern!

I couldn’t help but smile as I put tonight’s package together. Finally we have several days with mild temperatures on the way this week! So far this season, we usually squeeze out maybe one or two spectacular warm and sunny days until another front moves through and jolts us back to winter-like temperatures. This week […]