Potentially dangerous weather is a fact of life in
Are you and your family ready for the storms? Tornadoes and Severe Weather are guaranteed in every Wisconsin Spring and Summer. Preparing now could save your life and the lives of loved ones. Be sure to review your Family Emergency Preparedness Plan.
Governor Walker has proclaimed the week of April 11-15, 2011 as Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin.
In 2010, 46 tornadoes in Wisconsin were confirmed by the National Weather Services, the second greatest yearly number on record. Fortunately, no one was killed but 22 were injured and the tornadoes caused nearly $30 million in property damage.
In 2005, a record 62 tornadoes hit the state of Wisconsin, but that total does not reflect the instances of high winds, lightning, hail and flooding that normally accompany severe thunderstorms.
2012 Tornado Drill Schedule regarding severe weather awareness week. Please note that this year 2012 the changes in the schedule for the Tornado Drill Schedule: The drill times have changed will all counties participating in the mock tornado warning at the same time which will be 1:45pm.
NOAA Weather Radios (external link)
Kewaunee County Emergency Management has a supply of NOAA weather radios for sale for $30 each. Call (920) 487-2940 to order to stop by the office at 416 Fremont Street, Algoma, WI between 8am-4pm to pick one up.
Severe Weather Safety (external link)
Local Watches, Warnings and Advisories
Heat/Drought Safety & Awareness (external link)
Wisconsin Travel Info www.511wi.gov (external link)