High winds cause huge waves on Lake Michigan

HANNAH: THE WIND THAT WAS BROUGHT FROM THE EAST. ALONG THE KENOSHA COAST MONDAY. SOME WAVES CREATE 20-FOOT WALLS OF WATER, WHILE OTHERS HAVE THROUGH THE HARBOR. RANDY RAUTMANN CALM DOWN- >> I THINK MY CAMERA LENS WILL GET WET ALREY.AD HANNAH: TO CLOSE SOME PHOTOS. >> THE WINDS ARE STRONG ENOUGH TO KEEP THE WAVES IN ACTION THAT SPLASHING OVER THE ROCK, AND IT LOOKS PRETTY IMPRESSED. ME >> YES, UH-HUH. IT’S NICE WHEN THERE SUNSHINE BUT WE CANNOT HAVE ALYSWA THAT. HANNAH: THE 51 MILES PER HOUR TOP WINDS IN KENOSHA WERE SOME OF THE STRONG. ST >> I JUST TALKED TO MY GIRLFRIEND ON THE PHONE HOW BAD THESE WAVES ARE. IT’S JUST TERRIBLE. LY HANNAH: IT WAS MUCH THE SAME HERE IN RACINE. WHITE CAPS ALONG THE EIRENT COAST. THIS WEATHER EVEN KNOCKED FOR SOME. OUR CAMERAS RECOGNIZE CRSEW IN RESTORING THE THOUSANDS IN DK.AR BUT FOR SOME THEICKE WD WIND WAS NOT THE WORST. WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF IT? I >> LIKE IT. IT’S COLD, YOU KNOW, KIND OF WINDY. ONLY, NOT ART. IT’S WINDY. HANNAH: HANNAH HILYARD, WISN 12 NE.WS PATRICK: ON THE HEIGHT OF THE WINDY WEATHER THIS MORNING

Strong winds cause huge waves, power outages

Winds from the east have created walls of water 6 meters high in Kenosha.

Updated: 5:11 p.m. CDT October 25, 2021

The wind created nasty waves on Lake Michigan on Monday. Winds blowing from the east created walls of water six meters high in Kenosha. Randy Rautmann went to take pictures. “I think my camera lens is already getting wet,” he said. “The winds are strong enough to set the waves splashing over the rocks and it looks pretty impressive. It’s nice when there is sunshine, but we can’t always have that.” the strongest in the area. “I was just talking to my girlfriend on the phone about how bad these waves are,” said Minnie Beal. “Actually, it’s kind of scary.” In Racine it was similar with white hats along the entire coastline. The weather even turned off the electricity for some. WISN 12 cameras saw crews working in the dark to restore power to thousands. But for some the nasty wind wasn’t the worst not somehow, it’s windy, “said Brianna Duncan of Racine. At the height of the weather on Monday morning, We Energies reported 5,700 customers with no electricity.

The wind created nasty waves on Lake Michigan on Monday.

Winds from the east have created walls of water 6 meters high in Kenosha.

Randy Rautmann went to take pictures.

“I think my camera lens is getting wet,” he said. “The wind is strong enough to set the waves splashing over the rocks and it looks pretty impressive. It’s nice when there is sunshine, but we can’t always have that.”

The 51 mph peak winds at Kenosha were some of the strongest in the area.

“I was just talking to my girlfriend on the phone about how bad these waves are,” said Minnie Beal. “It’s kind of scary, actually.”

In Racine it was similar with white caps all along the coastline.

The weather has even turned the power out for some.

WISN 12 cameras spotted crews working in the dark to restore power to thousands.

But for some, the nasty wind wasn’t the worst.

“It’s cold, you know, kind of windy, but not kind of, it’s windy,” said Brianna Duncan of Racine.

At the peak of the weather on Monday morning, We Energies reported 5,700 customers without electricity.

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