National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

The National Weather Service in Milwaukee, in partnership with City of Madison Emergency Management and the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, are happy to announce a new outreach event that will take place in Milwaukee (Wed, Nov. 16th) and Madison (Thu, Nov 17th) during Winter Weather Awareness Week!  The workshop will take place from 6:30pm and last until 8:30pm for both events and the intended audience is the general public to help raise awareness of Winter Weather Safety.  The following will be the guest speakers for the events:

Tim Halbach-National Weather Service

Winter Weather Information from the NWS

Gina Paige-Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Inclement Weather & Travel-Tips and Tools to keep your drive smooth.

Ed Ruckriegel-City of Madison Emergency Management

Rick Lange-Dane County Emergency Management

Social Media Tools to Receive Plowing and Closure Related News in Madison

Jon Martin-UW-Madison Professor and "Weather Guy"

The Beauty and Power of Winter Storms

For any questions about the event, please contact Tim Halbach at

  2016 Winter Weather Workshop-Madison