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Off-duty Kenosha deputies rescue mom & 2 kids from drowning at beach named in beach warning

KENOSHA — Off-duty Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies enjoying a day with their families rescued a mother and her two children from drowning in Lake Michigan at one of the beaches named in the most recent beach hazard warning. Deputy Kelsey Schwuchow – According to a press release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, deputies Kelsey […]

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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 […]