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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  • 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 […]
  • Create a Lasting Legacy – September is Preparedness Month in Wisconsin August 29, 2022
    MADISON, Wis. – Disasters can happen anytime, anywhere. To encourage all Wisconsinites to be ready, Governor Tony Evers has declared September Preparedness Month in Wisconsin. Throughout the month, ReadyWisconsin wants everyone to consider emergency risks and take steps to make sure individuals, families, and communities are safe before, during, and after a disaster. “Preparing now […]

READY WISCONSIN HAS RESOURCES THAT YOU CAN SHARE TO PROMOTE PREPAREDNESS IN YOUR HOME AND COMMUNITY.

22 hours ago

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It’s never too early for kids to learn what to do during an emergency.Educators who interact with fourth and fifth grade students in Wisconsin are encouraged to offer the state’s Student Tools for Emergency Planning (STEP) program to students this spring.Registration is open through December 16!Learn how to sign-up: readywisconsin.wi.gov/step/#ReadyWI ... See MoreSee Less
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Driving in winter weather could be dangerous. Always remember to:❄️ Check road conditions before driving❄️ Clear your vehicle of ice or snow before driving❄️ Have an emergency car kit❄️ Slow down and leave more room between cars#ReadyWI ... See MoreSee Less
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There are lots of slippery stretches in western and northwestern Wisconsin tonight.If you need to travel remember:🚘 Pay attention to the road at all times🚘 Slow down & keep your distance from other cars🚘 Always have an emergency kit in your car#ReadyWI ... See MoreSee Less
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