Surveying the damage after strong storms in our area

A tree split in half in Waupun during storms, August 29, 2018. (WLUK/Gerald Van Handel)

FOND DU LAC COUNTY (WLUK) -- FOX 11's Meteorologist Justin Steinbrinck is checking out the damage.

He's in the Waupun area.

He spoke with the Waupun Fire Chief, BJ Demaa Wednesday morning. BJ has been with the fire department for 17 years and says this ranks in the top three storms.

The picture below is the Fond du Lac Street Bridge of the South Branch Rock River,

Some streets are closed due to the strong flooding in the area.

A State of Emergency has been declared.

Demaa offered some advice for those in the area, "Give the crews their space. The quicker they can do their job, the quicker the city can get back to normal," BJ Demaa.

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