State and local officials discuss natural disaster planning for Wisconsin residents

August 2, 2019
In The News

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- It has been a little over a week since severe weather wreaked havoc on Northeast Wisconsin, and some residents are still trying to find relief after the storm.

While Wisconsinites are all too familiar with unpredictable weather, there's a statewide effort to make sure people are more prepared for any storm.

"Well we have seen some extreme weather events in the last year, in particular we had flooding of the East River in Green Bay causing millions in damage. So it's important that we make sure our community is prepared for that and when it happens people know who they can turn to," said Republican Rep. Mike Gallagher.

There have been three major natural disaster declarations in the state in just the past two years.

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