Kewaunee County Emergency Management

Kewaunee County Emergency Management This page is for information purposes and is NOT monitored on a 24/7 basis. If you have an Our mission - mitigation (lessening the effect of or preventing), preparedness, response and recovery - which makes it possible for disasters and emergencies to be dealt with effectively.

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Upcoming on Thursday, October 7, 2021 be sure to check out the Kewaunee County Senior Resource Fair. This event is being...
09/22/2021

Upcoming on Thursday, October 7, 2021 be sure to check out the Kewaunee County Senior Resource Fair. This event is being sponsored by ADRC (Aging & Disability Resource Center ) by the Lakeshore

Upcoming on Thursday, October 7, 2021 be sure to check out the Kewaunee County Senior Resource Fair. This event is being sponsored by ADRC (Aging & Disability Resource Center ) by the Lakeshore

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09/22/2021

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Disasters can be scary for kids. Teach them to be prepared with help from Pedro! Download a free activity book from https://www.ready.gov/kids/prepare-pedro #PreparednessMonth #ReadyWI #YouthPreparedness

Kewaunee County was successful in passing its portion of the biennial Plume Pathway Emergency Response Exercise, meeting...
09/20/2021

Kewaunee County was successful in passing its portion of the biennial Plume Pathway Emergency Response Exercise, meeting evaluated criteria of how to handle a potential incident at Point Beach Nuclear Plant (PBNP) in Two Rivers. On September 14, 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) evaluated Kewaunee County, Manitowoc County and the State of Wisconsin in a full-scale exercise to test emergency response plans, and on September 17, 2021 gave each passing marks. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) evaluated PBNP and passed them as well. Kewaunee County Emergency Management would like to thank all of the players who participated in this exercise.

News Release: bit.ly/KCPBNPDrill2021

Kewaunee County was successful in passing its portion of the biennial Plume Pathway Emergency Response Exercise, meeting evaluated criteria of how to handle a potential incident at Point Beach Nuclear Plant (PBNP) in Two Rivers. On September 14, 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) evaluated Kewaunee County, Manitowoc County and the State of Wisconsin in a full-scale exercise to test emergency response plans, and on September 17, 2021 gave each passing marks. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) evaluated PBNP and passed them as well. Kewaunee County Emergency Management would like to thank all of the players who participated in this exercise.

News Release: bit.ly/KCPBNPDrill2021

Review your insurance e plan with your insurance agent.
09/20/2021

Review your insurance e plan with your insurance agent.

Did you know most standard homeowner’s insurance policies do not cover flood damage? You need a policy through the National Flood Insurance Program or extra coverage through your provider. Find out more at floodsmart.gov #PreparednessMonth #ReadyWI

Be sure to have more than one way to receive weather notifications!
09/15/2021

Be sure to have more than one way to receive weather notifications!

Prepare to Protect by knowing what to expect from the weather. Check in regularly with your local National Weather Service office and follow them on social media. Find the office covering your area at weather.gov. #ReadyWI #PreparednessMonth

“Clean Sweep” registration is NOW OPEN for County residents, farmers, and ag businesses looking to properly dispose of u...
09/15/2021

“Clean Sweep” registration is NOW OPEN for County residents, farmers, and ag businesses looking to properly dispose of unwanted chemicals, pesticides, household wastes, dry medications, opioids, sharps and more in an environmentally safe manner, either at no or little cost. The event will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the Kewaunee County Hillside Highway Shop, E2180 STH 54, Casco from 8AM-NOON. Residents are asked to sign-up with Kewaunee County Emergency Management before Wednesday, October 27, 2021 over the phone by calling (920) 845-9701 or online by visiting Emergency Management - Clean Sweep on the Kewaunee County website at https://www.kewauneeco.org/departments/emergency-management/clean-sweep/ or by going to https://bit.ly/2W4YuUo.

News Release: bit.ly/KCCleanSweep2021

This service is made possible with grants received from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection as well as funding from Kewaunee County FACES.

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09/14/2021

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Prepare to Protect by knowing what to expect from the weather. Check in regularly with your local National Weather Service office and follow them on social media. Find the office covering your area at weather.gov. #ReadyWI #PreparednessMonth

What kind of fun game do you have in your emergency kit to help occupy your time?
09/12/2021

What kind of fun game do you have in your emergency kit to help occupy your time?

Food and water are an essential part of any emergency kit, but don’t forget to include something to do! A favorite book, deck of cards, or a coloring book can help pass the time during a power outage. #ReadyWI #PreparednessMonth

Remembering this tragic time. Thankful to all front line emergency responder and their loved ones.
09/12/2021

Remembering this tragic time. Thankful to all front line emergency responder and their loved ones.

Today the nation reflects on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the terrible price paid that day. ReadyWisconsin thanks all who have spent the past 20 years fighting to make the world a safer place.

When making emergency plans be sure to include your pets and their needs too.
09/10/2021

When making emergency plans be sure to include your pets and their needs too.

Pets are part of the family too, so don’t forget to include their needs in your emergency kit! Food, water, medications, copies of vet records, toys, and an extra collar/leash are great to include. #PreparednessMonth #ReadyWI #PetSafety

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09/08/2021

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Food and water are an essential part of any emergency kit, but don’t forget to include something to do! A favorite book, deck of cards, or a coloring book can help pass the time during a power outage. #ReadyWI #PreparednessMonth

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09/08/2021

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Emergency kits are a key part of every family’s disaster plan. Make sure your kit has essentials like food, water, first aid supplies and more. Find tips for making your kit at https://readywisconsin.wi.gov/make-a-kit/ #ReadyWI #PreparednessMonth

From our office to yours we appreciate the contributions and achievements of everyday working families ... Happy Labor D...
09/06/2021

From our office to yours we appreciate the contributions and achievements of everyday working families ... Happy Labor Day! Stay safe and enjoy!

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. –Vince Lombardi

From our office to yours we appreciate the contributions and achievements of everyday working families ... Happy Labor Day! Stay safe and enjoy!

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. –Vince Lombardi

Identify these routes and practice them.
09/06/2021

Identify these routes and practice them.

During an emergency, you may only have a matter of minutes to get out of your home, school, or workplace. Identify the quickest escape routes and practice using them. #ReadyWI #PreparednessMonth

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09/05/2021

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Heading out for the holiday weekend? Make sure you pack an emergency kit in your vehicle! Check the route ahead at 511wi.gov. Remember to stay distraction-free while behind the wheel. #ReadyWI #LaborDay

When Thunder ROARS go INDOORS!!
09/05/2021

When Thunder ROARS go INDOORS!!

Enjoy the outdoors this weekend, but keep safety in mind! Know where the nearest shelters are located, in the event severe storms develop. Watch out for lightning hazards if you are camping or fishing! #ReadyWI

September is National Preparedness MonthDuring a disaster, getting in touch with family members may be difficult. That’s...
09/03/2021

September is National Preparedness Month

During a disaster, getting in touch with family members may be difficult. That’s why it’s important to have a communications plan in place, so family members know how to reach one another.

September is National Preparedness Month

During a disaster, getting in touch with family members may be difficult. That’s why it’s important to have a communications plan in place, so family members know how to reach one another.

Honored to have received this Challenge Coin from Wisconsin Emergency Management. Emergency Management was very involved...
09/02/2021

Honored to have received this Challenge Coin from Wisconsin Emergency Management. Emergency Management was very involved with the COVID-19 Pandemic with working conscientiously and diligently to help support the operational needs of Wisconsin Emergency Mangment and ultimately, the State of Wisconsin.

08/24/2021

(8.24.2021) Kewaunee County is under severe weather conditions with a Severe Thunderstorm warning until 12:30pm today.

08/23/2021
Behind the Barrels

Together we can each make safer choices behind the wheel and do our part to help ensure those working in safety zones get home safely.

August is Back to School Safety MonthSchool Bus Signals:*Yellow Flashing Lights: Drivers SLOW DOWN because the bus is pr...
08/19/2021

August is Back to School Safety Month
School Bus Signals:
*Yellow Flashing Lights: Drivers SLOW DOWN because the bus is preparing to stop.
*Red Flashing Lights: Drivers STOP and wait at least 20 feet behind the bus and stay STOPPED until the red lights stop flashing, the extended stop-arm is withdrawn, and the bus begins moving.
A vehicle owner can be cited when the driver illegally passes a school bus. A law enforcement officer does not need to witness this violation if the school bus driver reports it to law enforcement within 24 hours.
School Zone Speed Limits:
*15MPH: When passing a school when children are going to or from school or are playing within the sidewalk area near the school or when passing an intersection marked with a "school crossing" sign when children are present.

August is Back to School Safety Month
School Bus Signals:
*Yellow Flashing Lights: Drivers SLOW DOWN because the bus is preparing to stop.
*Red Flashing Lights: Drivers STOP and wait at least 20 feet behind the bus and stay STOPPED until the red lights stop flashing, the extended stop-arm is withdrawn, and the bus begins moving.
A vehicle owner can be cited when the driver illegally passes a school bus. A law enforcement officer does not need to witness this violation if the school bus driver reports it to law enforcement within 24 hours.
School Zone Speed Limits:
*15MPH: When passing a school when children are going to or from school or are playing within the sidewalk area near the school or when passing an intersection marked with a "school crossing" sign when children are present.

08/11/2021

Kewaunee Co Alert: Kewaunee County is under a tornado watch until 8 pm. Tune into your local media for further information.

(8.11.2021)A cold front will bring another round of strong to severe storms late this morning (north) into this afternoo...
08/11/2021

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A cold front will bring another round of strong to severe storms late this morning (north) into this afternoon or early this evening
(elsewhere). Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, large hail, and
torrential rainfall & flooding will all be possible; especially across
central, northeast, and east-central Wisconsin. Heat indices over parts of central and east-central Wisconsin will remain in the lower and mid 90s this afternoon.

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A cold front will bring another round of strong to severe storms late this morning (north) into this afternoon or early this evening
(elsewhere). Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes, large hail, and
torrential rainfall & flooding will all be possible; especially across
central, northeast, and east-central Wisconsin. Heat indices over parts of central and east-central Wisconsin will remain in the lower and mid 90s this afternoon.

08/08/2021

(8.8.2021) Kewaunee County is under severe weather conditions.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 8pm.

08/08/2021

Kewaunee Co Alert: Kewaunee County is under a Flash Flood Watch until late tonight.

(8.8.2021) Kewaunee County has been added to this Flash Flood Watch.
08/08/2021

(8.8.2021) Kewaunee County has been added to this Flash Flood Watch.

A Flash Flood Watch has been extended until 1 AM Monday for portions of central and east-central Wisconsin, mainly from Highway 29 south. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is expected within the watch area. This would be on top of the 1 to 4 inches of rain that fell last night. Be prepared to move to higher ground if flooding is observed. Make sure your sump pump works and always remember to not drive through water-covered roads. Turn around, don't drown.

On Wednesday, August 11th, at approximately 2:20 p.m. ET, in coordination with The Federal Communications Commission, FE...
08/02/2021
FEMA and FCC Plan Nationwide Emergency Alert Test for Aug. 11 Test Messages Will be Sent to TVs and Radios Along with Select Cell Phones That Have Opted-in to Receive Test Messages

On Wednesday, August 11th, at approximately 2:20 p.m. ET, in coordination with The Federal Communications Commission, FEMA will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts. 📲 📺📻

Alerts will be sent to TVs, radios and cell phones that have opted-in for text messages.

https://www.fema.gov/press-release/20210611/fema-and-fcc-plan-nationwide-emergency-alert-test-aug-11-test-messages-will

FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) this summer.

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08/02/2021
Your help requested for state deer management

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wants you to start counting your deer sightings starting August 1st. According to a press release from the DNR, this will provide crucial data for deer m...

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Kewaunee County residents have you signed up for RaveAlert, the Mass Emergency Alert Notification System used by Kewaune...
07/28/2021

Kewaunee County residents have you signed up for RaveAlert, the Mass Emergency Alert Notification System used by Kewaunee County Emergency Management? This an easy way to stay informed in the event of severe weather. You can sign up by going to the Kewaunee County website, www.kewauneeco.org and clicking on the "Stay Informed!" icon at the bottom of the home page.

Kewaunee County residents have you signed up for RaveAlert, the Mass Emergency Alert Notification System used by Kewaunee County Emergency Management? This an easy way to stay informed in the event of severe weather. You can sign up by going to the Kewaunee County website, www.kewauneeco.org and clicking on the "Stay Informed!" icon at the bottom of the home page.

07/26/2021

(7.26.2021) Northern Kewaunee County under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 530pm.

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Address

625 3rd St
Luxemburg, WI
54217

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

Telephone

(920) 845-9700

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Severe thunderstorms are possible on Thursday afternoon and evening over Kewaunee County. Stay tuned to later forecasts!
Fond du Lac Coynty experienced a number of tornadoes earlier this week.