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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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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 […]

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City of Racine Snow Emergency

A snow emergency has been declared for the City of Racine. The National Weather Service predicts a significant snowfall on Saturday January 30, 2021 until Sunday January 31, 2021. Per section 94-216 of the municipal code, Commissioner of Public Works, John Rooney declares a snow emergency. A snow emergency is in effect from midnight until […]

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Governor Evers, Racine County Executive Delgrave Proclaim This Week As Winter Awareness Week

RACINE – As winter weather nears, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave has joined with Gov. Tony Evers in proclaiming this week as Winter Awareness Week in Racine County, and he urges all residents to take steps to be prepared for winter weather. “We live in Wisconsin and that means we can expect snow, cold temperatures, […]

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Quarry Lake Park closes for repairs

Quarry Lake Park fully closed on Wednesday, August 26, according to a press release from Racine County Public Works. The closure will allow for repair work on a collapsed pipe that created a large sinkhole earlier this month. Julie Anderson, Racine County Director of Public Works and Development Services, said the temporary park closure is […]

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Racine County Ozone Alert – July 7, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued an ozone alert Tuesday, June 7 at 3:00 p.m. that runs until 11 p.m. on June 7.  According to the WI DNR website, the advisory is being issued because of persistently elevated levels of ground-level ozone. The ground-level ozone is formed when pollution from things like power plants, […]