FLOOD INFORMATION UPDATES
Flood Information and Road Closure Updates (Updated as needed)
Click to view the PowerPoint presentation for the Flood of 7/11/16 (updated as of 9/12/16)
Flooding -- Resources & Information (Look under Current News - updated daily, last updated 9/2/16)
Items of interest under the above Emergency Management Press Releases are:
Information regarding Flood Insurance, DNR, DWD, DOT, Flood Tool Kit, WIDHS, WI Tourism, FoodShare Benefits, IM, Debris Management Information, Storm Recovery, What to do after the flood (Well & Pump), Electrical, Chain Saw injuries removing trees, Burning, Water Test Kits, Water Quality, Flood guidelines, Red Cross, Door-to-door scams, CDBG, EAP, BCPL Loan Application, WHEDA, Emergency Debris Mgmt, DNR Debris Disposal Checklist, SBA Disaster Loans, DNR Flood Contacts, CDBG NWRP press releases, FEMA Application, and more.
Trail Updates & Closures are updated by Washburn County Forestry Department as they change
National Weather Service provides updated weather situations.
Ready Wisconsin Flood Update includes downloadable State Emergency Operations Center Incident Reports.
WI Flood Tool Kit (28 pages in a PDF document)
American Red Cross Flood Helpline - 715-563-6188 or access their website
The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) is working directly with local non-profits on emergency housing for residents displaced by the flooding. Homeowners with a WHEDA mortgage that have been negatively impacted by the flooding should contact WHEDA at (800) 562-5546
The Public Service Commission is monitoring utility infrastructure, local grid reliability, and fuel supply to the region.
Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) continues to work with local, tribal, and county officials assessing the damage and coordinating state resources. WEM is also working closely with FEMA and other federal agencies to provide situational awareness and review all possible disaster resources.
For well water testing information, call 715-635-4424.
Northern Wisconsin Flood Update On July 12, 8 to 12 inches of rain fell in a matter of hours across northern Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker declared a State of Emergency for eight counties: Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Sawyer and Washburn. More information available at the website.
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