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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin winters can bring beautiful snowfalls and great opportunities for outdoor recreation. They can also result in dangerously cold temperatures and icy conditions. To help encourage everyone to be prepared for the months ahead, Gov. Tony Evers has declared Nov. 9-13 Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wis. — The arrival of June means people across Wisconsin can expect hotter temperatures across the state in the months ahead. To help encourage everyone to be prepared, Gov. Tony Evers has declared this Wednesday, June 3 Heat Awareness Day in Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wis. — With severe weather season underway in Wisconsin, it’s essential that people reevaluate their planning and anticipate the effects COVID-19 could have on where they take shelter. While it is important to practice good social distancing, ReadyWisconsin encourages everyone to make sure that doesn’t prevent them from seeking safety during a severe thunderstorm or tornado warning.
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers has declared April 13-17 Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin, and ReadyWisconsin is encouraging everyone to take time this spring to talk about weather safety with their families. ReadyWisconsin, the National Weather Service and Wisconsin Broadcasters Association also encourage everyone in the state to participate in a Virtual Tornado Drill at 1:45 p.m. on April 16.
MADISON, Wis. – Last year was the wettest year on record in Wisconsin for many counties, and there are signs that we could be in for more flooding in the state this spring. Gov. Tony Evers has declared March 16-20 Flood Safety Awareness Week in Wisconsin. ReadyWisconsin and the Department of Health Services are encouraging everyone to assess their flood risk and learn how to protect themselves before, during, and after a flood.
MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) is announcing an upcoming grant opportunity for nonprofit organizations that may be at risk of being targeted for a terrorist attack due to their ideology, beliefs, or mission.
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. — When a disaster strikes, local agencies are usually the first on the scene. However, resources from both the public and the private sectors may be required as the needs of that response grow.
MONONA, Wis. – During a visit to Winnequah School in Monona today, Gov. Tony Evers kicked off a statewide program that teaches students how to be prepared for natural disasters and emergencies.
MADISON, Wis. — The winter of 2018-19 was one for the record books in Wisconsin, with the state experiencing heavy snowfalls and dangerously cold temperatures brought on by the polar vortex. To help prepare everyone for what to expect in the months ahead, Gov. Tony Evers has declared Nov. 4-8, 2019 Winter Awareness Week in Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wis. — The first weekend of November marks the end of daylight saving time. As you change your clocks at home, ReadyWisconsin suggests also conducting safety checks.