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Posted inLocal newsWeather

Racine County Renews Again as a National Weather Service StormReady County

National Weather Service officials have re-recognized Racine County as a StormReady® county! The StormReady program helps community leaders and residents better prepare for hazardous weatherand flooding. StormReady counties have made a strong commitment to implement the infrastructureand systems needed to save lives and protect property when severe weather strikes. “Racine County was the first county […]

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Winter storm warning issued for eastern Racine and Kenosha counties

RACINE – City of Racine Mayor Cory Mason declared a snow emergency from midnight to noon on February 16 following a winter storm warning. The snow emergency designation aids in the city’s snow removal operations. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for eastern Racine and Kenosha counties, which is expected to four […]

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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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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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BREAKING NEWS: High Winds Knock Down Trees, Power Lines

UPDATE 12:45 p.m.: Over 4,500 We Energies customers are now without power, including Cree Inc., 9201 Washington Ave.,, Case High School, and Mitchell School. “We are currently reaching out to WE Energies and will keep families informed as we learn more. If you need to reach your child’s school, please call 262-635-5600,” according to a statement […]

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Racine Unified Cancels After School Activities For Friday, Saturday

Because of an impending snow storm, the Racine Unified School District issued an alert notifying parents that they are canceling all after-school activities Friday and Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, which is expected to last from 2 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday. Seven to 11 inches of snow is […]