Friday, April 20, 2018
Vaughn R. Larson, Department of Military Affairs
MILWAUKEE — More than 10,000 Milwaukee-area elementary students gathered at Miller Park Wednesday (April 18) for the 10th annual Weather Day to learn how to prepare for weather-related emergencies, thanks to Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin National Guard and FEMA’s Student Tools for Emergency Planning (STEP) program.
Madison, Wis. — Cleanup continues today following a major winter storm that hit much of Wisconsin over the weekend. Several locations set all-time records for snow amount. That included Appleton with 21.2”, Brillion with 18”, New London 23”, Oconto 29”, Shawano with 29.8” and Waupaca with 28.4” of snow.
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Office of Emergency Communications
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker has declared April 8-14 as Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The week is designed to recognize Wisconsin’s dispatchers and communicators who play a vital role in public safety.
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker has declared April 9-13 as Wisconsin’s Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week. Wisconsin Emergency Management, the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) have once again teamed up to sponsor the statewide tornado drills scheduled for Thursday, April 12.
APPLETON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker joined Maj. Gen. Don Dunbar, Wisconsin’s adjutant general and Homeland Security advisor, and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) Administrator Brian Satula today at the 51st Annual Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Held at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center in Appleton, Wisconsin, the conference attracts more than 450 representatives from fire, law enforcement, emergency management, and other first responder agencies.
Friday, December 15, 2017
The Office of the Governor
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker joined Maj. Gen. Don Dunbar, law enforcement officers, FBI, and representatives from the Wisconsin Homeland Security Council today to discuss the public’s role in keeping communities safe.