Walker declares weather emergency
Gov. Scott Walker issued an executive order declaring a State of Emergency in response to the upcoming winter storm. Heavy snowfall and strong winds are expected to be moving across the state beginning later tonight. The executive order will ready the Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin National Guard, the State Patrol, and other Wisconsin state agencies.
The Wisconsin State Patrol and the National Weather Service are urging citizens to avoid traveling. Emergency Operation Centers (E.O.C.) opened at 8 p.m. tonight, and E.O.C. status was changed to level 3. Level 4 is the status under normal conditions.
Follow storm updates at http://EmergencyManagement.wi.gov