Saturday, December 15, 2012
The increased use of fireplaces as well as space heaters and unwatered Christmas can make chances of a fire in your home more likely.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Editor's note: The following information is taken from a press release provided by the National Fire Sprinkler Association. The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), the longest-tenured fire sprinkler advocacy organization in the U.S., reminds families to take time during the winter months to review the dangers of fire with their loved ones. The U.S. Fire Administration estimates an average of 945 deaths, 3,825 injuries, and almost 2 billion dollars in property damage each winter. “With the increased use of fireplaces and home heating systems during the winter months, families need to take the proper precautions to prevent potentially dangerous fire situations,” said Russell Fleming, President of the NFSA. “Holiday decorations can …
Monday, July 23, 2012
The left lane of northbound I-43 closed on Monday as crews worked to repair the buckling pavement likely caused by the hot temperatures.
One lane on Interstate 43 near Saukville closed on Monday after a section of pavement buckled. Crews responded at about 11:45 a.m. Monday to repair the buckling pavement, Department of Transportation Communications Specialist Mike Pyritz said; the repair was slated to take about two hours. The affected area was on I-43 just north of State Highway 33; the left, northbound lane was the only one closed, Pyritz said. The temperature sat at 95 degrees just after noon on Monday in Saukville, according to the National Weather Service, with a forecasted high of 99. Last week, Highway 57 southbound lanes were closed near Fredonia while crews repaired buckling pavement, according to WISN.com.
Monday, July 16, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Ozaukee County from noon on Monday through 9 p.m. Tuesday.
It may be summer, but this year has been an unusually dry and hot one — and that's not about to change any time soon. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory starting at noon Monday through 9 p.m. Tuesday throughout Ozaukee County. Temperatures are expected to peak between 97 and 102 degrees, with heat indices between 100 and 108 degrees, according to the weather service. Monday night is expected to be "muggy." The National Weather Service says the heat can be especially dangerous for young and elderly people, and those with health problems as well as pets. Buckling and cracking of road ways is also possible.
Monday, July 2, 2012
A quick guide from Patch on your choice of flavors for cool treats around town to beat the heat this week.
It's summer time, so of course it's hot. Some days, though, are more scorching than others — and it looks like the past week's heat waves are continuing. While highs on Monday only lingered around 75 degrees in Port Washington, Tuesday is scheduled to be "mostly sunny and hot" with a high near 95, according to the National Weather Service. Port Washington-Saukville Patch did a survey of the area to help you out, and make sure you get your favorite flavors. Click the links to each business below for cool treat addresses, hours in Port Washington-Saukville Patch's business directory: Got a favorite place to get a cold treat that you can add to this list? Tell us in the comments.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Port Washington, Saukville still under heat advisory from the National Weather Service as "very hot and humid" weather lingers.
Well, it feels as if the National Weather Service meant it when it forecast hot, humid weather to stick around all week. Another heat advisory lingers over the area, effective until 9 p.m. Thursday, as "very hot and humid air will remain over southern Wisconsin," the National Weather Service reports. Temperatures in the mid-90s to 100s combined with high dewpoints will create heat indeces between 105 and 110. Many area officials suggest staying cool by finding shaded areas or staying in air conditioned buildings. No air conditioning at home? Head down to the library, where lots of free activities are going on; plus, remember the Pirates Hollow Community Pool offers a splashing way to cool down. Still not cooling down? Check out some more …
Monday, July 18, 2011
Port Washington and Saukville remain under heat advisory as National Weather Service calls for "hot and humid" air all week.
Severe heat surrounding the area is here to stay, according to the National Weather Service. Both Saukville and Port Washington are under a heat advisory as hot and humid air will remain over southeastern Wisconsin for the remainder of this week, the National Weather Service reports. "Temperatures in the 90s and dewpoints in the 70s will generate afternoon heat indices between 100 and 110 degrees during the afternoon and early evening hours," the advisory says. "Low temperatures will only cool into the 70s with muggy nighttime conditions." In Port Washington, Monday's high is 92 degrees with heat index values reaching up to 101 with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. In Saukville, the expected high is 90 degrees, with heat index numbers…
Friday, July 8, 2011
The National Weather Service predicts clear, sunny weather for much of the weekend.
The National Weather Service predicts a warm, clear weekend for Port Washington and Saukville. In Port Washington, Friday will see a high of 77 and mostly sunny skies, with a high of 61 and clear skies over night. On Saturday, the forecast calls for a high of 78 and mostly sunny, with a high of 66 and partly cloudy. Sunday is a high of 82 with a 30 percent of thunderstorms. In Saukville, expect the same patterns with a high of 79 on Friday, 80 on Saturday and 84 on Sunday.
Friday, July 1, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Ozaukee County, lasting from noon until 8 p.m. Friday.
Still waiting for summer to get here? July 1 is apparently the day. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that is in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Friday. Temperatures are predicted to hit a high of 91 degrees in Port Washington, with the heat index reaching as high as 96 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In Saukville, the high is expected to hit 92, with a heat index reaching 100 degrees. The National Weather Service is warning that the hot, humid weather could cause heat-related problems for those working or spending times outdoors or for those without an air conditioner. The National Weather Services notes that those taking certain medications, very young children and elderly people will be vulnerable to…