WHAT EMERGENCIES CAN HAPPEN IN WISCONSIN?

Wisconsin faces a wide range of threats, both natural and man-made. It’s important to be aware of the potential disasters that could strike the areas where you live or visit, along with how you can find emergency information when a threat is present.

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  • Keep safety in mind while celebrating the holidays December 5, 2022
    MADISON- While decking the halls with holiday cheer, make sure your festive decorations don’t invite tragedy. ReadyWisconsin encourages you to keep fire safety in mind while celebrating this holiday season. “Regardless of how you celebrate the holidays, it’s important to protect yourself and loved ones from possible dangers,” said Wisconsin Emergency Management Administrator Greg Engle. […]
  • November 14-18 is Winter Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin November 10, 2022
    MADISON, Wis. – Another Wisconsin winter is just around the corner and now is a great time to plan for what you will do when temperatures drop and the snow starts falling. To help encourage everyone to prepare, Gov. Tony Evers has declared Nov. 14-18 Winter Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin. “Wisconsin winters can be […]
  • Fall back safely with tips from ReadyWisconsin November 1, 2022
    MADISON, Wis. – As daylight saving time ends this weekend and the clocks turn back, ReadyWisconsin encourages everyone to use that extra hour to conduct safety checks around their home. Daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 a.m. “The time change is an excellent opportunity to make sure your emergency kits are stocked […]
  • Wisconsin Emergency Management Public-Private Partnership summit focuses on building relationships October 31, 2022
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – When disaster strikes a community, the ability to recover and rebuild can depend greatly on the relationships that exist between local governments, businesses, and other organizations. Learning how to build and strengthen those relationships was among the issues focused on during the fourth annual Wisconsin Public-Private Partnership Summit, held this month […]
  • ReadyWisconsin encourages parents and educators to teach students about emergency preparedness September 12, 2022
    MADISON, Wis. – It’s never too early for kids to learn what they should do during an emergency. September is Preparedness Month, and ReadyWisconsin encourages parents and educators to take time this month to teach kids to be better prepared for the unexpected. “Disasters can be scary for kids, but learning how to be prepared […]

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9 hours ago

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Southern Wisconsin is under a Dense Fog Advisory, while northwest counties are under a Winter Weather Advisory.🚗 There may be some slippery areas; drive slowly and with caution🚗 If driving through fog, turn on your low-beam lights#ReadyWI #wiwx ... See MoreSee Less
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21 hours ago

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There could be some slick roads overnight as temperatures fall below freezing.Stay safe if you’re driving:🚗 Always have an emergency kit in your car🚗 Drive slow and leave extra space between vehicles#ReadyWI ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

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BE WEATHER AWARE!Heads up on weather conditions as we head into the weekend.👇[12/6/22] A wintry system will cross through the Great Lakes region Thursday night into Friday. As of now, the greatest impacts are likely to be south of our area, across northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, but the track is not certain as of yet. Accumulating snow will certainly be possible, but how much and who gets it remains to be determined. ... See MoreSee Less
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