The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement for eastern Racine and Kenosha counties at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday.

The storm is hitting the Wind Point area and moving southwest at 35 mph. Showers and a few thunderstorms producing gusty winds are expected.

“Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this shower,” according to the statement. “Additional showers and a few thunderstorms could produce additional gusty winds.”

Kenosha, Racine, Mount Pleasant, Pleasant Prairie, Sturtevant, Wind Point, Caledonia, Elmwood Park, North Bay and Franksville are expected to be impacted.



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