Wednesday, August 23rd

Heavy rain and wind covered northwestern Wisconsin and caused massive damage across the area Tuesday night.

Jackson County officials have issued a State of Emergency due to flooding according to the Wisconsin State Department of Emergency Management.

Crews are removing trees blocking local highways and roads. Numerous roads are closed and/or damaged due to flood waters.

Portions of State Highway 121 between Northfield and the county line are impassable due to water being over the road.

Kristina Page, Jackson County emergency management coordinator, said the damage is mainly focused around the towns of Adams, Alma, Northfield and Garden Valley.

Water over the roads has caused damage to many roads and made them impassable.

The Jackson County Highway department is currently working on Hwy.