A deluge of rain slammed northern Wisconsin last week, washing out roads, bridges and damaging people’s homes - and during prime tourism season. Yet resorts there hope vacationers don’t change their plans.
“They are concerned about economic losses up there, because of the flooding,” according to Lori Getter of the Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center.
Getter says some roadways remain closed, but there are workarounds, so call ahead.
"(Conditions are) changing hourly, because everyone is working hard to get those roads open,” Getter says.