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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT NEWS
Monday, October 15, 2018 ReadyWisconsin
As technology advances, our homes are becoming more connected. Mobile devices, TVs and even many new appliances are now incorporating wireless technologies into their normal operations. During Cyber Security Awareness Month, it’s important to consider ways to make sure your home network and the devices that are connected to it are protected.
Monday, October 08, 2018 ReadyWisconsin
MADISON, Wis. – From paying bills to interacting with friends, online accounts have become a crucial part of our lives. October is Cyber Security Awareness Month in Wisconsin, and it’s a good time to secure those accounts.
Friday, October 05, 2018 The Office of the Governor
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting a federal disaster declaration for multiple Wisconsin counties damaged by flooding and severe storms that impacted the state between August 17, 2018, and September 14, 2018. Governor Walker’s request includes Adams, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Juneau, La Crosse, Marquette, Monroe, Ozaukee, Richland, Sauk, and Vernon counties for both Public Assistance and Individual Assistance; Iron County for Public Assistance only; and Columbia, Jefferson and Washington counties for Individual Assistance only.
Monday, October 01, 2018 ReadyWisconsin
MADISON, Wis. — The increasing online connectivity of many aspects of our lives has made everything from paying bills to controlling the temperature in our homes easier to manage. However, it has also opened new ways for criminals to target victims. To help encourage people to be vigilant and to learn how they can act to protect themselves online, Gov. Scott Walker has declared October Cyber Security Awareness Month in Wisconsin.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 The Office of the Governor
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker has announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) next week in 17 Wisconsin counties hit hard by flooding and tornadoes. FEMA officials will begin looking at flood-damaged homes and public infrastructure on September 24. Read Full News Release
Friday, September 14, 2018 The Office of the Governor
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today approved a $2.8 million emergency contract to reconstruct two US 14 bridges in Black Earth damaged by flooding in August. Governor Walker declared a State of Emergency in Wisconsin on August 29, 2018 because of wide-spread flooding and storm damage in numerous counties.
Friday, September 14, 2018 The Office of the Governor
COON VALLEY – Wisconsin homeowners and businesses impacted by the recent flooding will be eligible for financial assistance for repair, cleanup and other costs under two new programs that will provide up to $4 million in funding, Governor Scott Walker announced today.
Friday, September 14, 2018 ReadyWisconsin
MADISON, Wis. — Recent heavy rains, flooding, and tornadoes across Wisconsin have shown that disasters can happen at any time. When the worst occurs, make sure you know what to do to protect your family and your property from further danger.
Friday, September 14, 2018 The Office of the Governor
MADISON – Governor Walker has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conduct a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) in Wisconsin beginning September 24, 2018 for flood and tornado damage to homes, businesses and public infrastructure. This is the first step in requesting a federal disaster declaration.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center
Since August 17, many communities from across the state have been impacted by flooding and tornadoes. Fortunately, Wisconsin is experiencing drier weather which is allowing river levels to drop and cleanup and recovery efforts to begin. Read Full Incident Report
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Andrew Beckett, Wisconsin Emergency Management
MADISON, Wis. — Cybersecurity is a journey, not a destination. That was the message Monday at the 6th Annual Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit, held on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The summit brought together more than 350 business owners, information technology professionals, and students to learn more about the current threats facing Wisconsin’s cyber landscape and what is being done to address them.
Monday, September 10, 2018 The Office of the Governor
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker today joined General Donald Dunbar at the 6th Annual Governor’s Cyber Security Summit. The summit brings together experts to discuss the importance of cyber security.
Saturday, September 08, 2018 Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center
The National Weather Service expects dry conditions for southern Wisconsin for the next few days. This will help many flooded areas. Read Full Incident Report
Saturday, September 08, 2018 Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center
While the state is getting some relief from recent heavy rainfalls that caused flooding across southern and western Wisconsin, high river levels continue to threaten several communities. The Baraboo River continues to be at major flood stage at Rock Springs and Baraboo in Sauk County. The Kickapoo River has crested, but remains at moderate flood stage at Viola, Steuben, and Gays Mills. There is also moderate flooding along the Rock River at Jefferson and the North Fox River at Berlin. No significant precipitation is expected until at least the middle of next week, which should help flooded areas dry out. Read Full Incident Report
Thursday, September 06, 2018 Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center
After more than two weeks of heavy rainfall, the state should experience dry conditions into next week. This should help dry out flooded areas and improve river flooding. Currently major flooding is occurring along the Baraboo and Kickapoo Rivers. Minor to moderate flooding is reported elsewhere including the Fox, Rock and Pecatonica Rivers. Read Full Incident Report

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