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Wisconsin flooding damage estimated to be $209 million

 

September 7, 2018



MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Damage estimates are soaring in southern Wisconsin after weeks of severe flooding and storms destroyed pavement and damaged hundreds of homes. Here's a look at where things stand:

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HOW BAD IS IT?

Gov. Scott Walker tweeted Thursday that the flooding and storms that began on Aug. 17 have caused at least $208.7 million in damage, including $98.2 million in damage to homes, $40.8 million in damage to businesses and $69.6 million to public infrastructure. Emergency officials expect those numbers to rise. Many communities are still responding to rising water and haven't...



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