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RACINE, KENOSHA, MILWAUKEE — The Racine County Eye’s partner in Milwaukee, TMJ4, is reporting and tracking severe storms that could make their way to Southeastern Wisconsin on Friday afternoon and evening.

Meteorologist Brendan Johnson tweeted around noon that a severe threat has expanded and enhanced to a “Level 3” risk. It now stretches up to Milwaukee and the I-94 corridor.

According to his reports, evening showers and storms appear likely and could produce high winds & hail.

Current temps

Currently, per the National Weather Service, temperatures are marking at:

Racine: 87°F

Kenosha: 90°F

Milwaukee: 86°F

Our partners at TMJ4 state that heat index values will require monitoring as they may try to get back toward 100 degrees in some inland spots.

Currently, there are Heat Advisories in Jefferson and Walworth Counties.

Monitor the weather for storms

Those with any outdoor plans should take the current and possible weather forecasts into consideration on Friday during the late afternoon and evening.

Learn more about the forecast by reading Johnson’s predictions on

More information can be found online from the National Weather Service.


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