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‘New’ Old Farmer’s Almanac Winter 2020 Predictions For Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, WI — With the summer months now behind us, thoughts are turning to winter across the United States. The Old Farmer’s Almanac, which is not to be confused with its rival forecast predictor, Farmer’s Almanac, recently released its prediction for 2020. Wisconsin is divided into three parts: the northern two-thirds of the state will […]

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2020 Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Wisconsin ‘Polar Coaster’ Winter

MILWAUKEE, WI — Who could remember the winter of 2018, when bone-chilling temperatures temporarily made Wisconsin colder than some locations in Antarctica? The Farmers’ Almanac says that if you didn’t like last winter, you may want to stop reading right now. The 2020 Farmers’ Almanac’s extended weather forecast is calling for a “Polar Coaster Winter,” […]

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UPDATE: Over 2,000 We Energies customers still without power

UPDATE: Over 2,000 We Energies customers remain without power Wednesday morning. Whole trees toppled over. Power lines were down in some areas of Racine while others seemed untouched. Most of the damage happened between 3 Mile Road and Gould Street, and east of Douglas Avenue to Lake Michigan. ORIGINAL STORY: After a severe thunderstorm whipped through […]

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued until 9 p.m. Tuesday night

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by the National Weather Service from 4:45 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday night for Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Walworth and Waukesha counties. The primary threat: Large hail and damaging winds, according to a press release by the National Weather Service. A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for […]

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Snow has stopped, but extreme cold weather still a concern when driving

As snowfall trails off, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation urges motorists to still take extra precautions if travel is necessary. WisDOT’s 511wi.gov winter road condition map shows local roads are improved and declared “Good Winter Driving” as of 5 a.m. Thursday. Preparation before winter travel, however, remain important, WisDOT says: Know the current road conditions, check 511wi.gov […]

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High Winds Create A Mess For Racine County Residents

Thousands of Racine County residents woke up to not having power, downed trees and a mess Thursday morning after high winds whipped through the area. Over 2,700 We Energies customers in Racine County were without power after a storm ripped through the area Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Throughout the region, over 17,000 We Energies […]