Winter Safety and Wind Chill Index

The cold of winter kills more people every year than any other weather condition. Winter storms bring snow, ice, and freezing winds that can…

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What You Should Have For Severe Weather

Officials say weather radios are like smoke detectors — something everyone should have — since they alert people of severe weather and are…

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Family Disaster Plan

To keep your family safe, you need to plan ahead for when the unexpected happens. Follow these basic steps to develop a family disaster plan…

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Thunderstorm and Lightning Safety

There are nearly 1,800 thunderstorms occurring around the world at any given moment. Every thunderstorm produces lightning, and can bring st…

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Flash Flood and Flood Safety

In a flash flood, the water can rise from your ankles to your knees in seconds. Floods kill 140 people each year, and they don't always…

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Tornado Safety

In an average year, 800 tornadoes are reported nationwide resulting in 80 deaths and over 1,500 injuries. Some tornadoes are clearly visible…

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Heat Safety and Heat Index

In a typical year, summer heat kills more people than lightning, tornadoes, floods, or hurricanes. The only deadlier weather condition is th…

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Cold Weather Keeping Kids Cooped Up

Cold weather and dangerous winds are present in Northeast Wisconsin, forcing some to adjust. Among those changing their ways, local day care…

Heat Safety Tips for Children

Children are more susceptible to heat stress than adults, and they don’t know how to recognize the signs. Here are safety tips for parents t…

Heat Safety Tips for Older Adults

Not only do we lose our natural defenses against the heat as we get older, we also lose the ability to realize we're too hot. Here are …