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Beach Hazards Statement: Life-threatening waves impact Racine until 7 p.m. on Thursday

RACINE — The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement for Racine County. According to NWS, life-threatening waves of three to four feet and dangerous currents are expected all day. The Hazards Statement began at 1 a.m. Thursday and will be in effect until 7 p.m. Beach Hazards Beaches included in the Beach […]

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UPDATE: Aug. 30 a good day to watch Lake Michigan but stay out of it!

UPDATE:  The National Weather Service in Milwaukee/Sullivan has extended the Beach Advisory and the Small Craft Advisory until 10 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 30). Original story (Aug. 30, 2:14 p.m.): RACINE, KENOSHA — Wednesday (Aug. 30) is a good day to watch Lake Michigan waves crash ashore, but weather forecasters advise beach visitors and boaters to […]

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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 […]