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PHOTOS: March 9-10 winter storm in Racine, Kenosha Counties

RACINE AND KENOSHA – Just as the grass was free from any snow covering, Mother Nature brought another winter storm to Southeastern Wisconsin. Treetops are now covered in white fluffy snow and a blanket of heavy snow hugs the ground. Racine County Eye readers share snapshots from March 9-10 across Racine and Kenosha counties. Snowy […]

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Winter Storm Watch in effect Dec. 22-23

A winter storm could bring a white Christmas to much of east-central, south-central and southeast Wisconsin. According to the National Weather Service, blizzard conditions are expected as a winter storm watch is in effect starting on Dec. 22 at 6 a.m. until the evening of Dec. 23. Winter storm affects multiple counties Multiple counties are […]

Posted inLocal news, Police and fire, Weather

Weather-related crash injures 3, closes I-94/41 northbound lanes

RACINE COUNTY –  The weather was a major factor in a multi-vehicle crash that injured three people and closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 94/41 at Seven Mile Road for nearly four hours here Tuesday afternoon. Racine County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the scene at about 12:15 p.m. Heavy, wet snow had been […]

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Designated Winter Warming Centers in Kenosha County

With the temperatures dropping and the winds blowing, warming centers are a necessary outlet for many in our city. Kenosha County residents in need of shelter, heating assistance, or warm clothing can call 211 for available resources. In addition, the following locations are available as Winter Warming centers in Kenosha County. These locations serve as temporary assistance. […]

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Designated Winter Warming Centers in Racine County

With the temperatures dropping and the winds blowing, warming centers are a necessary outlet for many in our city. Racine residents in need of shelter, heating assistance, or warm clothing can call 211 for resources available. In addition, in Racine County, the following locations are available as winter warming centers. These locations serve as temporary […]

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Racine In The Cold: Common Plumbing Issues To Be Addressed

Around 17.3 inches of snow has been reported around the Village of Wind Point in Racine County over the past few days. This deluge of cold weather does not seem to be letting up soon, so it would not be surprising if the low temperatures have started to affect household plumbing. What are some of the more common plumbing […]

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UPDATE: Gateway Closes Racine, Kenosha Campuses Due to Storm

Due to snowy road conditions throughout the district, Gateway Technical College will have a delayed start until 10 a.m. today for on-campus classes and services. This applies to all campuses and centers. Buildings will not be open until 9:45 a.m. Classes meeting prior to 10 a.m. may meet virtually at the discretion of the instructor, who will […]

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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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Life-Threatening Cold Air Grips Racine County

The National Weather Service reports that the coldest temperatures of the season are upon Racine County. The Racine County Office of Emergency Management wants to make Racine County residents aware of the extreme weather conditions that are in our foreseen future. The forecasted frigid temperatures are to be taken seriously. Racine County residents should avoid […]

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Racine Fire Department Issues Guidance Prior Ahead of Upcoming Snowstorm

With another significant snowfall expected this weekend, the Racine Fire Department is asking the citizens of Racine to clear the area around fire hydrants of snow.  They are requesting a 3-foot clearance around fire hydrants in the city.  This will save them valuable time in the event of a structure fire that may affect you […]

Posted inKenosha Lens, Uptown Observer

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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