🌱 Minimal Damage In Racine County + Sparking Power Lines

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Happy Friday, Caledonia! Let's get this day started off right. Here's everything you need to know about what's happening around town today.

First, today's weather:

Sun mixing with clouds. High: 37 Low: 27.

Here are the top stories today in Caledonia:

  1. Storms in Racine caused minimal damage on Wednesday, but was 'ferocious' and caused five deaths across the Midwest. (Journal Times)

  2. WATCH: These power lines in Racine spark due to high winds on Wednesday. (Facebook)

  3. Check out weekend events in Caledonia. (Caledonia Patch)

  4. Here's the weather forecast this weekend in Caledonia. (Caledonia Patch)

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Today in Caledonia:

From my notebook:

  • Racine County Eye: "Over 100 properties sold between December 6 through December 10, including a gas station and a tool works company." (Facebook)

  • Racine County Eye: "Upcoming Programs and Events at the Racine Public Library | Local News I Racine County Eye - Racine, Wisconsin https://bit.ly/3oWhj7O" (Facebook)

  • Racine County Eye: "Volunteer with United Way of Racine County in 2022 | Local News I Racine County Eye - Racine, Wisconsin https://bit.ly/3DY8O0u" (Facebook)

  • Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce: ""Thank you Thursday!" A big thank you to our renewing Investors! We look forward to another great year together! #chamberstrong #renewal #2022investors #Thankyou Paul Gross Jewelers - Wisconsin Rapids Sand Valley Golf Resort Edward Jones..." (Facebook)

  • Racine County Eye: "COVID-19 Testing to Continue at Festival Hall through Jan. 6 | Local News I Racine County Eye - Racine, Wisconsin https://bit.ly/3yuEj0Z" (Facebook)

  • Racine County Eye: "Cops 'N Kids 19th Annual Book Giveaway | Local News I Racine County Eye - Racine, Wisconsin https://bit.ly/3EW8yjX" (Facebook)

  • Racine County Eye: "Kenosha Indian Trail begins new era in boys hoops | Local News I Racine County Eye - Racine, Wisconsin https://bit.ly/3e0csfH" (Facebook)

  • Racine County Eye: "Blood Shortage in Wisconsin, Donors Needed This Holiday Season | Local News I Racine County Eye - Racine, Wisconsin https://bit.ly/3yxG9y4" (Facebook)

  • Joseph from Nextdoor's Community Engagement Team, Nextdoor: "Tornado Watches and High Wind Warnings Issued (December 15, 2021) - Neighbors,The NWS in Milwaukee advises everyone to keep a close eye on severe storms tracking northeast at 70-75 mph. Damaging winds and tornadoes are possible as the..." (Nextdoor)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, The Village of Raymond: "Missing... - 15x30 pool cover (tarp-like). We are probably not the only ones that will be looking for items that were whisked away with these insanely strong winds. Be safe!" (Nextdoor)

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Now you're in the loop and ready to head out the door on this Friday! See you tomorrow morning for your next update.

Ethan Duran

About me: I'm a Milwaukeean keeping watch over the state of Wisconsin. Find me at ethan.duran@patch.com.

This article originally appeared on the Caledonia Patch

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