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31st Anniversary of the Cooperstown Tornado

Published 2025-07-03

Two Year Anniversary of June 15, 2022 Severe Event

Published 2025-06-12

17th Anniversary of the June 7, 2007 Tornadoes and Extreme Hail Event

Published 2025-06-04

6 Year Anniversary of the Historic April 2018 Blizzard

Published 2025-04-12

48th Anniversary of the Edmund Fitzgerald

Published 2024-11-07

October 8th, 2023 Marks the 153rd Anniversary of the Great Peshtigo Fire

Published 2024-10-03

On October 8, 1871, the most devastating forest fire in American history swept through northeast Wisconsin, claiming 1200 lives. The anniversary of the Peshtigo Fire usually receives little note outside the region because another horrific fire the same night -- the great Chicago Fire -- still seems to hog the headlines.

Door County Tornado Anniversary

Published 2024-08-20

5 Year Anniversary of the July 20 Severe Weather Event

Published 2024-07-18

5 Year Anniversary of the July 19 Severe Weather Event

Published 2024-07-17

Preliminary Flash Flood Event Summary for July 5, 2024

Published 2024-07-06

"HeatRisk" Expanded Nationwide This Summer

Published 2024-06-27

Preliminary Severe Storm Summary for June 25, 2024

Published 2024-06-26

Visit our Summer Safety Website!

Published 2024-06-21

Boating Safety Tips and Resources

Published 2024-05-30

Preliminary Severe Storm Summary for May 21, 2024

Published 2024-05-28

Preliminary Severe Storm Summary for May 21, 2024

Published 2024-05-24

40th Anniversary of the April 27,1984 Tornado Outbreak

Published 2024-04-26

We're Hiring an Administrative Support Assistant!

Published 2024-04-11

The 6:45 PM Statewide Tornado Drill is Canceled

Published 2024-04-11

Wisconsin Severe Weather Awareness Week - April 8-12, 2024

Published 2024-04-06

The April 2-3, 2024 Damaging Winter Storm

Published 2024-04-04

An intensifying area of low pressure across Illinois and southern Lake Michigan brought copious amounts of snow and liquid precipitation, strong damaging winds, and thunderstorms. The storm left nearly 100,000 people across the state without power near the height of the storm. On the Bay of Green Bay, the water level rose over 2 feet due to the strong northeast winds funneling down the bay.

Weather Observers Needed - Join CoCoRaHS!

Published 2024-03-01

🌊 Wisconsin Flood Safety Awareness Week 2024 | February 25 - March 2

Published 2024-02-24

🌪️ 2024 Spotter Training Schedule - Last Training Session: Saturday, May 4 @ 7pm

Published 2024-02-21

Link to 2024 Skywarn Spotter training

🌊 2024 Spring Flood Outlooks

Published 2024-02-10

2023 Wisconsin Top Weather Events

Published 2024-01-27

January 12-13 Winter Storm - (Updated 1/16/24)

Published 2024-01-15

The Packerland Weather News - 2023/2024 Edition!

Published 2024-01-10

Ice Safety Information

Published 2023-12-27

The recent mild weather has caused thin ice on many lakes across northern Wisconsin.

Thanksgiving Day Statistics

Published 2023-11-21

Thanksgiving Day statistics for north-central and northeast Wisconsin.

New River Observation and Forecast Website!

Published 2023-11-19

2023-24 Winter Outlook

Published 2023-10-21

Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Published 2023-10-15

Wisconsin & Great Lakes Fall Colors

Published 2023-09-15

Fall colors continue to head towards their peak for the year!

NWS is soliciting comments on the transition to plain language headlines through 9/17/2023

Published 2023-08-22

Go Back to School with NOAA!

Published 2023-08-20

Smoke from Canadian Wildfires Across the Great Lakes

Published 2023-06-04

NWS Plans to Do Away with the Term 'Advisory' - Please Share Your Feedback, Survey Open through June 16, 2023

Published 2023-05-17

April 10: Anniversary of the 2011 Wisconsin Tornado Outbreak

Published 2023-04-08

Minor River Flooding, Fast Flows & Low-Land Flooding Continues

Published 2023-04-05

Many rivers across Wisconsin remain in flood stage.

Heavy Snow Event - March 25, 2023

Published 2023-03-26

Heavy Snow March 12-13, 2023

Published 2023-03-13

March 12-13, 2023 Snowstorm

NWS Green Bay Skywarn Spotter Home (including 2023 training schedule)

Published 2023-03-13

Long Duration Winter Storm Brings Heavy Snow Over Northeast Wisconsin - But Not All At Once!

Published 2023-02-24

A long duration late February winter storm brings heavy snow and strong winds to Northeast Wisconsin closing schools, businesses and creating very hazardous travel over a large portion of the upper Midwest.

Complex Winter Storm Continues! Part I is Done. Part II to Come!

Published 2023-02-22

Complex Winter Storm Continues! Part I is Done. Prepare for Part 2.

Accumulating snow likely on Thursday for EC Wisconsin...

Published 2023-02-08

The Top Wisconsin Weather Events of 2022

Published 2023-01-10

The Packerland Weather News - Winter 2022/2023 Edition!

Published 2023-01-02

New Year's Day Climate Statistics

Published 2022-12-28

New Year's Day Climate Statistics.

Today is Skywarn Recognition Day - We would like to thank Skywarn spotters for their time in efforts in collecting and relaying vital weather reports.

Published 2022-12-03

NWS Green Bay Hosting 5 Winter Safety Talks! Click Here for More Info...

Published 2022-11-13

NWS Green Bay winter safety talks for 2022-23 season.

Winter Weather Awareness Week is November 14-18

Published 2022-11-12

Snow, cold, and winter storms are just around the corner. Now is the time to prepare for the inevitable Wisconsin winter...

2022-23 Winter Outlook

Published 2022-10-21

Aviation Pages for Pilots

Published 2022-10-08

Latest Drought Information for Wisconsin (Updated 10/06)

Published 2022-10-06

Moderate Drought (D1) and Abnormally Dry (D0) conditions continue to expand and worsen over the past week. Meager precipitation totals are expected over the next week, thus the Moderate Drought and Abnormally Dry conditions will continue but also expand and worsen through the middle of the month.

Latest Drought Information for Wisconsin (Updated 8/4)

Published 2022-08-05

July 23 Severe Weather Event Summary

Published 2022-07-25

Interested in Becoming a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador? Here's How!

Published 2022-07-09

U.S. Supercomputers for Weather and Climate Forecasts Get Upgraded

Published 2022-07-01

Severe Storm Summary - June 15, 2022

Published 2022-06-16

Beach Hazards Awareness Week - June 5-11

Published 2022-06-04

Memorial Day Statistics

Published 2022-05-26

Memorial Day Statistics for Appleton, Green Bay, Rhinelander and Wausau.

National Safe Boating Week: May 21 - 27

Published 2022-05-22

New Satellite Operational: GOES-18

Published 2022-05-16

New Short Term Probabilistic River Forecast Guidance

Published 2022-04-28

April 12, 2022 Early Spring Hail Storm Pummels East Central Wisconsin

Published 2022-04-14

NWS Green Bay 2022 Skywarn Spotter Talk Season Continues!

Published 2022-03-08

skywarn spotter talk schedule link

February 18, 2022: Strong Winds, Accumulating Snow, and Snow Squalls

Published 2022-02-19

Strong winds, accumulating snow, and snow squalls moved across central and northeast Wisconsin on February 18, 2022.

The Top 10 Wisconsin Weather Events of 2021

Published 2022-01-10

The Packerland Weather News - Winter 2021/2022 Edition!

Published 2022-01-08

2021 Weather Rewind

Published 2022-01-03

Weather highlights throughout 2021.

December 15-16 Severe Weather / Wind / Record Temperatures Summary

Published 2021-12-17

December 10/11 Winter Storm Summary

Published 2021-12-11

Winter Storm Ending This Morning

Published 2021-12-10

A winter storm will lose its grip on the area this morning. Poor travel conditions are expected across much of the area.

2021 Skywarn Recognition Day information here!

Published 2021-12-01

Hazard Simplification - Flood Watches and Advisories

Published 2021-11-15

Halloween Statistics

Published 2021-10-29

Halloween statistics for north-central and northeast Wisconsin. Temperatures this year will be near normal, although it will be windy.

NWS Educational Resources

Published 2021-10-03

September 7, 2021 - An Early Morning Late Season Large Hail Event In Northeast Wisconsin - Updated 9/10/21

Published 2021-09-10

An unusual late season hail storm batters Northeast Wisconsin with hail up to 4.5 inches in diameter.

Take a Quick Tour of our New Climate Page!

Published 2021-09-02

August 10, 2021 EF-1 Outagamie County Tornado

Published 2021-08-16

August 8, 2021 EF-1 Coloma Tornado Damage Survey Results

Published 2021-08-11

New “Destructive” Severe Thunderstorm Warning category to trigger Wireless Emergency Alerts on mobile phones

Published 2021-08-05

Severe Storm Summary - July 28, 2021

Published 2021-07-30

Severe Storms This Evening

Published 2021-07-27

NWS Green Bay Radar Is Out of Service

Published 2021-07-20

Flooding & Severe Weather Summary July 14-15, 2021

Published 2021-07-16

Where Did NWS Green Bay Meteorologists Get Their Start?

Published 2021-06-27

Plain Language Headlines Survey (Hazard Simplification)

Published 2021-06-22

Anniversary of the June 11, 2001 Severe Thunderstorms

Published 2021-06-10

Cold Water Hazards and Safety

Published 2021-05-10

New U.S. Climate Normals (1991-2020) Released

Published 2021-05-10

Wintry Ice/Snow Mix Across Parts of Northern WI This Morning

Published 2021-04-26

Severe Weather Awareness Campaign for Kids

Published 2021-04-13

Teach kids about thunderstorm safety. Follow the journey of Cloudy.

Severe Weather Awareness Week Social Media Campaign - Meet Cloudy!

Published 2021-04-10

2021 Wisconsin Statewide Tornado Drill - Thursday April 15th

Published 2021-03-30

KGRB Radar Outage: March 18 - 25

Published 2021-03-11

2021 Spotter Training Schedule Available!

Published 2021-03-09

45th Anniversary of Historic Wisconsin Ice Storm

Published 2021-03-03

March 4th & 5th will mark the 45th anniversary of the historic ice storm to hit the southern third of Wisconsin.

February 4-5, 2021 Winter Storm Summary

Published 2021-02-05

Very Cold Wind Chills Expected Through the Weekend

Published 2021-01-27

Very Cold Wind Chills Expected Through the Weekend

The Top 10 Wisconsin Weather Events of 2020

Published 2021-01-08

The Packerland Weather News - Winter 2020/2021 Edition!

Published 2021-01-04

Top 5 Weather Events of 2020

Published 2020-12-31

Top 5 Weather Events of 2020.

New NWS Radar Display Page is Now Live!

Published 2020-12-19

Public Survey Now Available for our Frost/Freeze Products - Open until 12/17

Published 2020-11-16

Green Bay Radar Out of Service Until Tuesday, October 27

Published 2020-10-25

The WSR-88D radar at Green Bay will be out of service until Tuesday, October 27. Alternate radar sites are in: Marquette, Milwaukee, La Crosse, Minneapolis and Duluth.

Get ready for fall weather hazards by visiting our Fall Safety website!

Published 2020-10-02

Tornado Hits Vilas County Near Star Lake

Published 2020-08-12

Preliminary damage survey suggests an EF1 tornado traveled across Vilas County near Star Lake on the evening of August 9th.

Feedback Wanted on Proposed Replacement of Radar Displays

Published 2020-08-03

The NWS is soliciting feedback on proposed replacement of radar displays.

KGRB Radar Outage through Saturday August 15th

Published 2020-07-29

The KGRB Doppler Radar operated by WFO Green Bay will be out of service in early August due to scheduled maintenance.

WFO GRB Weather Balloon Data Out Of Service

Published 2020-07-22

Meteorological data from weather balloon flights originating from WFO Green Bay will be out of service until mid-August due to scheduled maintenance.

One Year Ago Today - Another Round of Severe Storms

Published 2020-07-20

One year ago today: No rest for the weary. Severe thunderstorms (July 19,2019) brought widespread wind damage to northern WI. Just 12 hours later (July 20,2019), another round of severe thunderstorms moved across central and east-central Wisconsin with wind gusts of 60 to 90 mph and six tornadoes. An outflow boundary from the storms from the previous evening was the focus for brief tornadoes.

June 20 Tornado/Waterspouts & Heavy Rain Summary

Published 2020-06-26

Strong to Severe Storms Possible This Afternoon

Published 2020-06-25

A line of strong to severe storms is expected to move across portions of the area this afternoon. Be sure you have multiple ways to receive weather information.

Remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal Batter Wisconsin with Heavy Rain and Wind

Published 2020-06-11

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal brought heavy rainfall, wind gusts, and record surface pressure to areas across Wisconsin.

June 7 - June 13 is Beach Hazard and Water Safety Awareness Week

Published 2020-06-08

Welcome to Beach Hazards & Water Safety Awareness Week on the Great Lakes! Join us each day June 7th-13th, 2020 as we share tips for what you need to KNOW BEFORE YOU GO to the Great Lakes this summer.

Severe Storms Hit Central and East-Central Wisconsin on June 2nd

Published 2020-06-03

Severe thunderstorms moved across portions of central and east-central Wisconsin Tuesday evening (June 2nd).

Strong to Severe Storms This Evening

Published 2020-06-01

Strong to severe storms are expected across portions of central and southern Wisconsin this evening. Be sure you follow the forecast and have a way to get the latest weather information, including any watches or warnings!

Tribute to the Meteorologists and Weather Observers Who Lost Their Lives Defending Freedom

Published 2020-05-23

The men and women of the National Weather Service would like to honor weather observers and all war heroes for their sacrifice this Memorial Day.

May 17-19 Heavy Rain and Flooding Across Northeast Wisconsin

Published 2020-05-21

Heavy rain and flooding affected portions of northeast and east-central Wisconsin from May 17th into the morning of May 19th. Flooding was noted along the bay of Green Bay and in the city of Green Bay.

Soliciting Comments on Proposal to Change Small Craft Advisory to Small Craft Warning

Published 2020-03-31

Soliciting comments about changing the Small Craft Advisory product to a Small Craft Warning product

UPDATED: Spotter Training: Register for Online (Webinar) Training Here!

Published 2020-03-12

February 17-18 Snowfall Overview

Published 2020-02-18

A winter storm crossing the Great Lakes brought a swath of 3 to 8 inch snowfall to much of central and northeast Wisconsin from Monday afternoon through early Tuesday morning.

Heavy Snow Across Central and East-Central Wisconsin Sunday February 9

Published 2020-02-10

Localized Heavy Snow Just North of Green Bay Friday Evening

Published 2020-02-08

A band of snow showers resulted in locally heavy snow just north of Green Bay during the afternoon and early evening of Friday, February 7, 2020.

Snow & Blowing/Drifting Snow To Impact Travel Today

Published 2020-01-16

A winter storm will move across the Great Lakes region today. Periods of snow will continue this morning then end this afternoon. Gusty west to northwest winds will create areas of blowing and drifting snow this afternoon and evening.

Wintry Weather To Impact Travel Tonight

Published 2020-01-10

2019 Top 10 Wisconsin Weather Events

Published 2020-01-06

2010-2019 Top 10 Wisconsin Weather Events

Published 2020-01-05

Final 2019 Precipitation Totals Across North-Central & Northeast Wisconsin

Published 2020-01-02

Many locations across north-central and northeast Wisconsin experienced the wettest year on record. The top ten list (precipitation records) for Appleton, Green Bay, Rhinelander and Wausau are noted. A table with precipitation totals and rankings for other locations across north-central and northeast Wisconsin have been added.

Vote for Your Top Weather Event of the Decade!

Published 2019-12-31

Record Setting Precipitation During the 2010s

Published 2019-12-30

The 2010s will go down in the record books as the wettest decade on record across the state of Wisconsin.

Cold and Snowy Winter of 2013-14

Published 2019-12-30

What made the winter of 2013-14 more remarkable was the number of days below zero.

The Hot Summer of 2012

Published 2019-12-29

The summer of 2012 was the warmest since 1988 for much of central and east- central Wisconsin.

March 2012: Unprecedented Record Warmth

Published 2019-12-29

Many daily record high temperatures and record high minimum temperatures were broken by 10 to 20 degrees between March 14 and 24.

Wintry Weather To Impact Travel Today

Published 2019-12-09

The Packerland Weather News - 2019 Edition!

Published 2019-12-06

The latest edition of the Packerland Weather News, the newsletter of the National Weather Service Green Bay, is now online.

Second Major Winter Storm Within a Week Strikes Wisconsin

Published 2019-12-02

The second winter storm within a week hit much of Wisconsin this past weekend, creating hazardous conditions for holiday travelers. 6 to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow along with strong winds, downed trees and power lines which knocked out power for thousands of residents. Strong winds and high lake levels also caused flooding along susceptible lake shore communities.

Winter Storm Winds Down, But Icy Roads Possible Overnight

Published 2019-11-29

The snow has mainly wrapped up across Wisconsin, but slippery roads are still possible tonight into Monday morning as water and slush refreeze.

First Major Winter Storm Strikes Wisconsin Just before the Thanksgiving Holiday

Published 2019-11-27

The first big winter storm of the season hit much of Wisconsin Tuesday evening into Wednesday creating hazardous conditions for holiday travelers. Six to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow, in concert with strong winds, downed trees and power lines, knocking out power for thousands. Strong winds, heavy rain, and high lake levels also caused flooding along susceptible lake shore communities.

Snow and Rain Taper Off, Winds Increase

Published 2019-11-25

A winter storm will continue to impact Wisconsin today.

Cold and Wet October For Most

Published 2019-11-01

October 2019 will go down in the record books as cold and wet for most. Above normal snowfall was noted across the Fox Valley and lakeshore region. Snowfall was at or below normal across central, north-central and far northeast Wisconsin.

2nd Snowiest October On Record At Green Bay

Published 2019-11-01

2nd Snowiest October On Record At Green Bay

2019 Wisconsin Fall Color Report

Published 2019-10-26

Click on the link below for the latest Fall Color Report.

Experimental Modernized Forecasts for Marine Users

Published 2019-10-20

Average Date of First Snowfall Of The Season

Published 2019-10-11

Thunderstorms...Flooding Concerns...Marine Hazards Through Mid-Week

Published 2019-09-30

Rainfall totals from September 9-13

Published 2019-09-14

Heavy rainfall totals were observed across the region from September 9th through the 13th.

NWS Green Bay Radar Transmitter Refurbishment This Week

Published 2019-09-03

Severe Storm Summary - August 7, 2019

Published 2019-08-08

The first tornado in Green Bay since 2005 was confirmed as severe storms hit the area on August 7.

Severe Storm Summary - July 20, 2019

Published 2019-07-22

Afternoon Storms Moving East, More Storms Possible Tonight

Published 2019-06-27

Thunderstorms possible tonight, but severe potential is lower.

Isolated Storm Produces Tennis Ball-Size Hail on June 5, 2019

Published 2019-06-06

Preliminary Winter 2018-19 Snowfall Totals

Published 2019-05-14

Preliminary snowfall totals for the winter 2018-19.

Periods of Moderate to Heavy Rain Through Early Thursday Morning

Published 2019-05-07

Heavy rainfall will arrive today and last into Thursday, bringing rising river levels and flood concerns. Increasing winds along the marine areas will pose a hazard to mariners as well.

Record Breaking Snowfall Across Northern Wisconsin

Published 2019-04-13

Record breaking snowfall noted across northern Wisconsin this winter.

Strong Late Season Winter Storm To Impact The Area Through Tonight

Published 2019-04-11

Mess of Wintry Mix and Snow Tonight through Sunday - Slippery Travel Expected

Published 2019-03-09

A wintry mix and light to moderate snow will continue to add to the existing snow pack across the region. The snow will create slippery roads and low visibility at times.

Preliminary February Snowfall Totals

Published 2019-03-02

Here are the preliminary snowfall totals for the month of February. The totals may change some as additional data becomes available.

Record Snowfall Set in February Including All-time Monthly Records

Published 2019-03-02

February and all-time monthly snowfall records were set during the month of February at Rhinelander and Wausau. It was cold as well, with temperatures averaging 2 to 6 degrees below normal at most places.

Accumulating Snow Ending This Morning

Published 2019-02-26

Blowing/Drifting Snow and Slippery Roads Tonight

Published 2019-02-21

Winds will gradually subside to 10 to 20 mph by Monday morning. While new snowfall has ended, the combination of blowing and drifting snow and slippery roads are still expected to create difficult travel conditions through much of the night.

Heavy Snow Blankets Much of Wisconsin on February 12, 2019

Published 2019-02-13

Winter Storm Slowly Losing Its Grip On The Region - Travel Impacts Continue

Published 2019-02-09

A winter storm will slowly lose its grip on the region late this evening and into the overnight hours. Travel impacts will continue into early Wednesday morning.

Very Cold Wind Chills Continue Through This Morning

Published 2019-02-08

Wind chills between 15 and 30 below zero are expected through this morning. If heading outside, be sure to dress appropriately and limit time outdoors.

Snow Ends This Evening, Then Much Colder

Published 2019-02-05

Snow will end from southwest to northeast this evening. Then, much colder air filters into the area.

Here Are the Top 10 Weather Events in Wisconsin in 2018

Published 2019-02-01

Heavy Snow Hits Central and Eastern Wisconsin

Published 2019-01-29

January 23, 2019 Snow

Published 2019-01-24

Snow Expected Friday Night Through Saturday

Published 2019-01-17

Snow will overspread the area Friday night into Saturday.

New Year's Eve Snow

Published 2018-12-30

Lingering snow showers, increasing winds, and falling temps will still cause slippery and snow-covered roads through the night.

Accumulating Snow Continues This Morning into Early Afternoon

Published 2018-12-26

Hazardous travel is likely this morning across north-central and far northeast Wisconsin this morning.

NWS Green Bay Holiday Photo Contest!

Published 2018-12-15

Additional Snowfall Expected to Impact Travel Thru Saturday morning

Published 2018-11-08

Additional snowfall is expected across most locations thru Saturday morning. The heaviest snowfall will occur across far north-central Wisconsin and along Lake Michigan.

Cool and Wet October For Most

Published 2018-11-01

October 2018 will go down in the record books cooler and wetter than normal.

The Packerland Weather News - Fall/Winter 2018 Edition!

Published 2018-10-24

The latest edition of the Packerland Weather News, the newsletter of the National Weather Service Green Bay, is now online.

Winter 2018-19 Outlook

Published 2018-10-18

The Climate Prediction Center issued the winter outlook on Thursday, October 19th.

Information about August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse

Published 2017-08-17