Even as flood warnings continue along the Mississippi River, Wisconsin officials reported today that recent floods destroyed three residences, damaged more than 370 and did more than $4.6 million damage to public infrastructure.
Jackson and Trempealeau counties reported the highest public sector damages, at $1.3 million and almost $800,000, respectively, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management.
Trempealeau County had 38 homes with minor damage and two with major damage. Eight businesses reported minor damage and four major.
Twenty nine homes in Jackson County had minor damage and 13 major damage.
Two homes and one business in La Crosse county had minor damage. There was about $155,000 worth of public sector damages.
Damage totals are expected to rise as assessments continue.
A state of emergency remains in effect in eight Wisconsin counties, including Buffalo, Jackson and Trempealeau.