Governor Walker declares State of Emergency for entire state after rounds of severe weather
Posted: Aug 29, 2018 3:02 PM CDT
MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) – Governor Scott Walker declared a statewide State of Emergency in Wisconsin Wednesday due to an ongoing statewide weather pattern, which has led to severe storms, heavy downpours, flooding, and tornadoes.
“After the latest round of continuing storms and their tremendous impact in Wisconsin, we have declared a statewide State of Emergency,” Governor Walker said. “We are ready to provide any tools and resources necessary to impacted communities. I thank all of those who continue to work diligently to help those in need.”
Wisconsinites are encouraged to contact their insurance companies and local counties about any damages resulting from the recent weather.