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Special Weather Statement: Snow, Ice for Racine & Kenosha Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement and Hazardous Weather Outlook for multiple counties in Wisconsin. These notices apply to both Racine and Kenosha Counties. Going into the weekend, snowfall will make for altered driving conditions and slippery roads. What to expect? Special Weather Statement The Special Weather Statement was declared just […]

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National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 6 p.m. CST for today, Jan. 5, 2022. The Winter Weather advisory affects Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Sauk, Columbia, Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Iowa, Dane, Jefferson, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Lafayette, Green, Rock, Walworth, Racine, Kenosha counties. It will also […]

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Gateway Campuses and Center Facilities Closed Till Tuesday Evening Due to Snow

Due to inclement weather, all Gateway Technical College campuses and center facilities will close and no in-person classes will be held until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26. In-person classes may be moved to virtual instruction, if possible. Otherwise, instructors may cancel in-person class meetings. Online classes will be held as scheduled. At this time […]

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Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responds to multiple calls around Kenosha area due to snow

KENOSHA ⏤ Tuesday’s snow, while making winter feel more conventional this year, led the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department to respond to a number of calls on local roadways. According to Sgt. David Wright, during the winter storm warning, the department responded to the following snow and traffic-related calls from 6 p.m. Dec. 29 to 6 […]

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Snow sends cars into ditches, closes schools and government offices

The early Monday morning snow accumulation that hit Racine County and all of southeast Wisconsin brought a bit of chaos with it. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to more than a dozen vehicles that ended up in ditches overnight. Deputies also made an arrest for a person Operating While Intoxicated. Sheriff’s investigators are also is […]

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Snow has stopped, but extreme cold weather still a concern when driving

As snowfall trails off, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation urges motorists to still take extra precautions if travel is necessary. WisDOT’s 511wi.gov winter road condition map shows local roads are improved and declared “Good Winter Driving” as of 5 a.m. Thursday. Preparation before winter travel, however, remain important, WisDOT says: Know the current road conditions, check 511wi.gov […]