Walker added the six counties to the declaration for Dane County issued last week.
“The past ten days have subjected our state to torrential rains and flooding, with homes and businesses damaged or destroyed,” said Walker in a news release. “I know Wisconsin will continue to effectively respond to these storms. I’m proud of our National Guardsmen, first responders, and volunteers from across the state who continue to lead the response during the cleanup and recovery.”
Under the declaration, state agencies shift their focus to assist the counties and the National Guard can be called out if necessary for further assistance.