Gov. Tony Evers has declared April 12-16 Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin, and ReadyWisconsin wants everyone to take time to talk about weather safety with their families. ReadyWisconsin, the National Weather Service (NWS), Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, and Wisconsin Emergency Alert System Committee also encourage everyone in the state to participate in statewide […]
Racine County Highway Dept. crews continue to work to remove the snow and salt the roads. Some of the crew never went home yesterday (Monday) as the snow moved into the area just after 3 p.m., according to Julie Anderson, Racine County Public Works and Development Services director. Because the west end of the county […]
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 […]
UPDATE 5:25 p.m.: About 4,700 We Energies customers are without power currently due to the storm. Most of those customers impacted are in the Town of Burlington and the City of Burlington. ORIGINAL STORY: RACINE COUNTY — A thunderstorm warning with the potential of tornadoes has been issued by the National Weather Service in its […]
RACINE – As winter weather nears, Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave has joined with Gov. Tony Evers in proclaiming this week as Winter Awareness Week in Racine County, and he urges all residents to take steps to be prepared for winter weather. “We live in Wisconsin and that means we can expect snow, cold temperatures, […]
The Faith Hope and Love headquarters, 740 College Avenue, flooded after a storm came through Racine on Monday. The damage is over $7,000. Consequently, children are suffering. Items such as Duffel for Kids bags, backpacks, and other merchandise are not salvageable. Blankets, stuffed animals, storybooks have been ruined. These items waiting for shipment will no […]
The winter blast that was expected over Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday came – though it was not as strong as weather observers initially expected. According to the National Weather Service, this weekend’s round of winter weather saw snowfall totals reach four inches – far shorter than the 10-13 inches that were originally forecast. Weather […]
The unseasonably warm weather just could not last forever. According to the National Weather Service, the southeastern Wisconsin area is going to see two rounds of wet, snowy winter weather starting Friday. When it’s all said and done, forecasters say up to nine inches of snow will fall in our area: an inch late Friday, […]
MILWAUKEE, WI — Who could remember the winter of 2018, when bone-chilling temperatures temporarily made Wisconsin colder than some locations in Antarctica? The Farmers’ Almanac says that if you didn’t like last winter, you may want to stop reading right now. The 2020 Farmers’ Almanac’s extended weather forecast is calling for a “Polar Coaster Winter,” […]
UPDATE 12:37 p.m.: Power has been restored to all by 22 customers. RACINE, WI – Over 11,000 We Energies customers are without power, which started at about 8:10 a.m. Monday in Racine County. Areas affected include Sturtevant, portions of Racine, Mount Pleasant, Racine, Caledonia, Union Grove, and Norway. The cause of those outages has not […]
We know that just because the weather outside has been unbearably cold, that doesn’t mean you have the ability to stay inside all day. Some of us have pets who need to go outside, while others need to brave the cold to get to work. We have compiled some of the most important tips for […]
Due to the cold temperature, all the RUSD schools have been closed. This is also including any after-school activities and sports events. Stay warm out there!
Weather this week begins warmer than usual and then falls into more seasonal temperatures. Just in time for the start of a new work week, temperatures in Racine County start at a downright balmy high of 73 degrees with mostly cloudy skies, according to weather.com The forecast includes chances for rain, but nothing too serious; […]
The roller coaster weather we’ve been having the last several days has produced some really beautiful sky-scapes at sunset. Local graphic/video artist and musician Miguel Villarreal shot this time lapse video Wednesday from his backyard in Franksville.