Dane County Executive Joe Parisi expected to declare state of emergency
County Executive Joe Parisi is expected to declare a state of emergency following Monday night’s record rain fall and ongoing flooding impacting Dane County on Tuesday morning.
There has been significant flooding in the Black Earth, Mazomanie, and Cross Plains areas. Water remains over a number of roads and dozens of water rescues were performed by emergency management.
According to County of Dane Department of Emergency Management, reverse 911 calls were used to help evacuate a significantly portion of the Village of Mazomanie Tuesday morning due to rising waters.
Black Earth Creek continues to rise and has already surpassed its previous record high level, according to the release. The Highway 14 bridge over Black Earth Creek has been washed out and the state has closed Highway 14 at Highway 60 in Sauk County.
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