Monday, April 1, 2013
The American Red Cross has an app that puts everything you need to know about preparing for a tornado right at your fingertips, and also sounds an alarm when a tornado warning is issued for your location, even when the app is closed.
Get your family and home ready for tornado season with the official Tornado App from the American Red Cross. The app puts everything you need to know about preparing for a tornado right at your fingertips, and also sounds an alarm when a tornado warning is issued for your location, even when the app is closed. The Village tests its siren every Saturday at noon, and Milwaukee County tests every second Wednesday of the month. However, as tornado season approaches, please be aware that sirens will not be tested if there is a severe weather warning in the area as not to confuse residents.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
With one of the hottest summers on record and beach season in full swing, Milwaukee Riverkeeper has released an interactive SWIM Guide app to make it easy for Milwaukee area residents to find a safe beach for swimming.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
A few helpful numbers to remember when 911 isn't always the best number to call.
We all have known since we were old enough to pick up the telephone that 911 is that magic emergency number. However, what about those times when it's not quite an emergency, but there's definitely a need for help? Capt. Scott McConnell with the Bayside Police Department says that in any situation where you may need help, it's best to call the police and let them decide if something is a true emergency. But just in case, here are a few helpful numbers in case it's not quite a life-or-death situation. Critters, bugs and rodents If you're having issues with any kind of critters - whether they be coyotes, rodents or insects - Advanced Wildlife Control in Mequon is where McConnell may send you. The business can be reached at 262-242-4390. The …