Fox River Flooding Continues to Swamp Southeastern Wisconsin

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Premiere Date: 
July 14, 2017

Fox River Flooding Continues to Swamp Southeastern Wisconsin

Storms pummeled southeastern Wisconsin Thursday, causing the Fox River to rise and overflow its banks. Gov. Walker declared a State of Emergency for Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties. He activated 85 national guard troops to assist in the clean up. Residents living near the river in Burlington had to be evacuated. The Fox River is still rising and is expected to do so throughout the weekend.

Episode Transcript

Zac Schultz:

Residents in southeastern Wisconsin are still recovering from severe storms this week. Governor Walker declared a state of emergency for Kenosha, Racine and Walworth counties due to massive flooding from the Fox River. Residents living near the river have been evacuated. But luckily, no one has been hurt. Governor Walker visited the city and activated 85 National Guard troops to assist clean-up throughout the region.

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