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The City of Kenosha has issued a snow emergency. The snow emergency will go into effect on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, starting at midnight and will remain in effect until midnight on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. In addition to this alert, the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory. This advisory additionally applies to Racine County.

“The City will declare a ‘Snow Emergency’ when snow conditions have reached a depth of four inches (4″) or when the City determines the snow is causing hazardous driving conditions,” according to the City of Kenosha’s website.

Parking Restrictions

The snow emergency is only applicable to the City of Kenosha. This notice indicates that parking is prohibited on all streets within Kenosha city limits. Parking is not allowed until the order is lifted.

However, the City of Kenosha does allow overnight parking in the designated downtown and uptown city parking lots. This aims to alleviate the burden of finding parking during a snow emergency. The City of Kenosha’s downtown parking lot is located on 54th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. The downtown parking structure is located on 56th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. (Click here to view maps.) Likewise, the City of Kenosha’s uptown parking lot is located on 22nd Avenue between 56th and 57th Street and the lot north of 56th Street. (Click here to view a map.)

Weather Alerts

The following resources are available for Kenosha residents who would like information on local weather alerts:

  • Listen to WLIP AM 1050
  • Watch Channel 25 on Spectrum Cable
  • Call the city’s 24-hour hotline at 262-653-4074
  • Check for a yellow banner on the City of Kenosha’s website or social media pages including TwitterInstagram or Facebook
  • Utlize the city’s mass notification system, AlertSense
  • Follow the Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens on Facebook

Local News

The Racine County Eye and Kenosha Lens are committed to sharing important weather news with the community. Make sure to check our Weather category for official announcements, updates on weather conditions and more.