Milwaukee County Declares Snow Emergency
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, in consultation with the Chief Judge, Sheriff’s office, and Director of Transportation and Public Works, declared a snow emergency for Milwaukee County employees beginning at 2:30 PM on Monday because of the hazardous weather conditions.
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Pursuant to this declaration, all non-essential departments will be closed for the safety of our employees and the public, and are scheduled to re-open tomorrow.
Between 9am and 2pm, Milwaukee County Sheriff deputies responded to: 20 property damage accidents, one personal injury accident, and 17 Disabled vehicles.
Deputies report that lanes are snow-covered and ramps are slippery. They are seeing an increase in the number of crashes and spinouts in the past hour.