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7 ways to stay cool in the summer heat

Published July 9, 2020

It's been a scorcher of a summer thus far - but thankfully, there are still plenty of indoor activities and social-distanced water-based fun you can find this unusual summer season.

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Life after TV: Bart Adrian now teaches the meteorologists of tomorrow

Published Sept. 5, 2019

It's been nine years since viewers saw meteorologist Bart Adrian on FOX6, the station he called home for 28 years. He's not retired, though. Now, Adrian is a senior lecturer in Atmospheric Science and Mathematics, and a STEM outreach specialist at UW-Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee Talks: WISN meteorologist Sally Severson

Published Aug. 19, 2019

Sally Severson, meteorologist for WISN, will semi-retire this Friday, so OnMilwaukee tracked her down to chat about her powerful contributions to science and Milwaukee as well as her plans for the future.

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Look fab no matter the forecast - even in Wisconsin weather

Published May 21, 2019

This weird spring transitional weather can make it hard to dress and leave you feeling rusty in the spring fashion department. So layering my spring pieces has been crucial to feel dressed for the season while not freezing my booty off.

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Yes, you can call "the weather" again

Published Oct. 29, 2018

A few months ago, we told you about a wonderfully old-school phone number that let you call the time. Now, the service run by John Lochridge in Dallas, has added the current weather and forecast back into the service.

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Milwaukee Talks: WISN-TV Chief Meteorologist Mark Baden

Published July 9, 2018

Now that he's celebrated more than 20 years as a chief meteorologist in Milwaukee, we sat down with WISN-TV / Channel 12's Mark Baden to ask about how social media and climate change have affected his job, among other things.

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There's no time like now to take a fabulous fashion risk

Published April 11, 2018

Fashion is about having fun and taking risks. So find that item in your closet that you are waiting to rock at the perfect event, shoes or moment and find a way to wear it now - even at, say, the laundromat.

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Emergency shelter working overtime in brutal cold

Published Jan. 6, 2018

Winter in Wisconsin is only just beginning, and it has already been a rough time for the homeless. The long stretch has also been hard on at least one organization that tries to help the homeless during these times, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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LOOK: Bright meteor lights up the Wisconsin sky near midnight

Published Dec. 19, 2017

Look, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's a Jedi attack force!? OK, not really, but a brilliant meteor did light up the sky over Wisconsin last night, causing no shortage of oohing and aahing and leading at least one observer to say the sighting was life-changing.

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1913 hurricane laid a trail of destruction across the Great Lakes

Published Sept. 18, 2017

Though we all remember the 2010 "once in a lifetime" storm that caused terrible flooding around the Milwaukee area, few of us have seen anything like the dramatic 1913 Great Lakes hurricane, which toppled ships, killed hundreds sailors - and folks on shore, too - from Lake Superior and Lake Michigan to Lake Huron.

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Opening day rain doesn't dampen spirits for Summerfest 50

Published June 28, 2017

In ponchos, under umbrellas, clutching Miller Lites and still smiling, the opening-day Summerfest crowd Wednesday was a little sparser and a little damper than usual, due to the rain, but still no less happy to be at the Henry Maier Festival Park for the festival's 50th anniversary.

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Longtime TMJ4 weatherman John Malan announces retirement

Published Jan. 9, 2017

Adding to the list of retiring familiar local news faces, longtime TMJ4 weatherman John Malan announced today that he will sign off, with March 1 marking the final day of his 36-year career in the Milwaukee area.