Weather webcast with Rob Haswell
High pressure moves to our east today and a series of clipper systems target our area over the next few days. We start very cold but warm into the low 20s today on a breezy southwest wind.
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has declared all highways officially frozen, expanding the frozen road law statewide effective Saturday, Jan. 22.
The frozen road law allows for heavier truckloads of logs, salt and sand for winter road maintenance, WisDOT said.
WisDOT and county highway personnel monitor temperature forecasts, along with frost tubes – liquid-filled devices under pavement – to help determine when roads are adequately frozen to accommodate heavier loads.
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An interactive map shows the seasonal weight restrictions and load limit boundaries. It is available on the WisDOT Maps and GIS and weight restriction pages.
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The Wisconsin Department of Justice is appealing a judge's ruling restricting the use of absentee ballot drop boxes.
Kenosha County officials were called to the scene of a serious crash near 15th and Sheridan in the Village of Somers around 6 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21.