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Inclement Weather Hits Racine County

Severe weather including high and destructive winds hit Racine County on August 10th. The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook pertains to parts of east central county, south central, and southeast Wisconsin. The surrounding area is experiencing thunderstorms causing damaging to trees, cars, houses, and properties. Additionally, Racine County […]

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Air Quality Advisory Issued Thursday

RACINE COUNTY – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an air quality advisory for all of Southeastern Wisconsin until 11 p.m. Thursday. The air quality index is expected to reach unhealthy levels for sensitive groups, the DNR stated Thursday afternoon. This includes children, the elderly, individuals with respiratory and cardiac problems and […]

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Racine County Renews Again as a National Weather Service StormReady County

National Weather Service officials have re-recognized Racine County as a StormReady® county! The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents better prepare for hazardous weatherand flooding. StormReady counties have made a strong commitment to implement the infrastructureand systems needed to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes. “Racine County was the first county […]

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Wisconsin’s Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 12-16

Gov. Tony Evers has declared April 12-16 Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin, and ReadyWisconsin wants everyone to take time to talk about weather safety with their families. ReadyWisconsin, the National Weather Service (NWS), Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, and Wisconsin Emergency Alert System Committee also encourage everyone in the state to participate in statewide […]

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Winter storm warning issued for eastern Racine and Kenosha counties

RACINE – City of Racine Mayor Cory Mason declared a snow emergency from midnight to noon on February 16 following a winter storm warning. The snow emergency designation aids in the city’s snow removal operations. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for eastern Racine and Kenosha counties, which is expected to four […]

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ReadyWisconsin Offers Safety Tips to Deal with Dangerously Cold Temperatures

With dangerously cold temperatures settling in over the state during the weekend and throughout this week, ReadyWisconsin is urging everyone to take precautions to keep themselves and their loved ones safe. The National Weather Service is forecasting arctic air will linger across the state. Dangerously cold wind chills, some falling below -30 degrees Fahrenheit, are […]