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Ice Storm Warning in Effect Today – Know the Risks & Be Ready

CHICAGO – With a forecast threatening up to a quarter inch of ice across parts of the Great Lakes region today and northern Illinois under an ice storm warning for the first time in nearly 10 years, it's a good idea to prepare your home and family for whatever may arise, including the possibility of downed trees and power outages.

A Weekend Warmup Could Mean Flooding: Here’s What to Know

CHICAGO – After a historic Arctic freeze across much of the Midwest, flooding concerns aren’t likely top of mind for most. However, with a possible temperature swing of 60 to 70 degrees in many areas by the weekend, the risks of flooding from snow melt, ice jams and water run-off are very real. And those risks will remain a threat as we get closer to the warmer months of Spring.

Take Extra Precautions as Temperatures Drop This Week

CHICAGO – Historically low temperatures are forecast this week and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to be safe when faced with the hazards of severely cold weather. 

“Subfreezing temperatures can be dangerous and even life-threatening for people who don't take the proper precautions,” said James K. Joseph, FEMA Region V Administrator. “It is important to take steps now to protect yourself and your family from the risks of extreme cold.”

•Stay indoors as much as possible and limit your exposure to the cold;

Wisconsin Residents have One Week to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance

Madison, Wis. – Wisconsin residents affected by the late summer storms and flooding have one week left to register for federal disaster assistance. The deadline is Monday, December 17, 2018. Residents in Crawford, Dane, Juneau, La Crosse, Marquette, Monroe, Richland, Sauk or Vernon counties can register for federal assistance in one of the following ways:
 
•  Online at DisasterAssistance.gov;
•  Use the FEMA App; or

Los residentes de Wisconsin aún tienen dos semanas para inscribirse para recibir asistencia federal por desastre


Madison, Wis. – Los residentes de Wisconsin afectados por las tormentas e inundaciones de fines del verano tienen dos semanas para inscribirse para recibir asistencia federal por desastre. La fecha límite es el lunes 17 de diciembre de 2018.
                       
Los Centros de Recuperación de Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés) siguen abiertos en los condados de Dane y Vernon de 9 a. m. a 6 p. m. de lunes a sábado. Se encuentran ubicados en:

Wisconsin Residents have Two Weeks Left to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance

 

Madison, Wis. – Wisconsin residents affected by the late summer storms and flooding have two weeks left to register for federal disaster assistance. The deadline is Monday, December 17, 2018.
                       
Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) remain open in Dane and Vernon counties from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. They are located at:

Centro de Recuperación de Desastre reabre por los últimos tres días en el condado de Marquette

 

Madison, Wis. – Un Centro de Recuperación de Desastre reabrirá desde el martes 27 de noviembre hasta el jueves 29 de noviembre en el condado de Marquette para ayudar a los inquilinos, propietarios de viviendas y negocios en Wisconsin afectados por las severas tormentas e inundaciones ocurridas entre el 17 de agosto y el 14 de septiembre de 2018.

Centro de Recuperación de Desastre reabre por los últimos tres días en el condado de Monroe

 

 

Madison, Wis. – Un Centro de Recuperación de Desastre reabrirá desde el martes 27 de noviembre hasta el jueves 29 de noviembre en el condado de Monroe para ayudar a los inquilinos, propietarios de viviendas y negocios en Wisconsin afectados por las severas tormentas e inundaciones ocurridas entre el 17 de agosto y el 14 de septiembre de 2018.

Disaster Recovery Center Reopens in Marquette County for Final Three Days

 

Madison, Wis. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will reopen from Tuesday, November 27 to Thursday, November 29 in Marquette County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Wisconsin affected by the severe storms and flooding of August 17 through September 14, 2018.

Disaster Recovery Center Reopens in Monroe County for Final Three Days

 

Madison, Wis. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will reopen from Tuesday, November 27 to Thursday, November 29 in Monroe County to help renters, homeowners and businesses in Wisconsin affected by the severe storms and flooding of August 17 through September 14, 2018.