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High waves, wind, rip currents prompt Beach Hazard Warning for Lake Michigan through Aug. 30

RACINE, KENOSHA — Residents and visitors in Racine and Kenosha counties are being warned about rip currents if they plan on swimming in Lake Michigan through Wednesday evening. The National Weather Service issued a Beach Hazard Warning on Monday, Aug. 28 for Wind Point Lighthouse Beach in Racine and Simmons Island Beach in Kenosha that […]

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UPDATE: Heavy rain, winds expected to bring flash flooding, dangerous beach hazards Aug. 14

UPDATE Aug.14, 5:56 p.m.: The National Weather Service (NWS) Milwaukee/Sullivan office has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Eastern Racine County and Eastern Kenosha County until 6:30 p.m. Monday (Aug. 14). Heavy rain (between 1 and 2.5 inches) has fallen in the warned area. At 4:29 p.m. the public was reporting cars stuck in spots […]

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Hazardous Weather Outlook: Possible severe thunderstorms with large hail on July 14

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of east-central, south-central and southeast Wisconsin. Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and this evening in multiple counties including Racine, Kenosha, Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Iowa, Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Lafayette, Green, Rock, and Walworth. […]

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UPDATE: Air Quality Advisory issued: situation to remain ‘highly dynamic’ up to purple levels through June 29

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an air quality advisory for the entire state of Wisconsin through Thursday, June 29 at noon. Canadian wildfires continue to spark advisory As the Canadian wildfires continue to blaze, ongoing smoke has led the Wisconsin DNR to recommend that Wisconsinites should take the current […]

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Hazardous Weather Outlook for March 31: thunderstorms, snow, hail possible in Racine, Kenosha

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for March 31. Looking ahead, portions of east-central, south-central Wisconsin, and southeast Wisconsin will be affected by possible thunderstorms, hail, and even snow. NWS has issued this weather outlook for Racine, Kenosha, Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, […]

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UPDATE: Winter Weather Advisory upgraded to Winter Storm Warning for Racine, Kenosha from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 25

UPDATE (March 24, 2023, 2:45 p.m.) The Winter Storm Advisory has been updated to Winter Storm Warning per the National Weather Service (NWS) for Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, Milwaukee, and Walworth Counties. Reports indicate that heavy snowfall is expected with total accumulations reaching 6 to 10 inches in Southeastern Wisconsin. The highest snowfall rates are expected […]

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Flood advisory in effect until 6 p.m. Monday, 9 inches of rain falls in Racine

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — Excessive rain over the weekend has prompted a flood advisory to be placed in effect until 6 p.m. on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Record levels of rain fell on Sunday, Sept. 11, and carried into Monday, Sept. 12. Those in a portion of southeast Wisconsin, including the following counties, […]

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