Racine Co. Sheriff's Office responds to 40 storm-related calls Tuesday

Tree downed in Waterford due to severe weather on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

The Racine County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, Nov. 10 responded to 40 storm-related calls west of I-94. This, after heavy winds and rain swept across the southern part of the region on Tuesday afternoon into the early evening.

Here's a look at the calls the office responded to: 

  • 15 tree down calls
  • 8 powerline down calls
  • 8 powerline fire calls
  • 8 storm damage to property calls
  • 1 accident involving a vehicle striking a downed tree

No injuries were reported during this time.

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As wind and rain came through Tuesday, it caused power outages across the viewing area. 

As of 6:45 a.m., there are over 6,000 people without power in southeastern Wisconsin, according to WE Energies' Outage Map.


Severe weather knocks our power, damages property in SE Wisconsin

More than 20,000 We Energies customers are without power after damaging wind and rain pounded through southeast Wisconsin on Tuesday evening, Nov. 10.