Turn Around, Don’t Drown: Flash Flood Safety

As heavy rains fall, watch for streams and water levels to rise quickly.

It’s important to remember that conditions can quickly change! It only takes 6 inches of moving water to knock an adult off their feet!

Here are three simple steps to help you stay safe in a flash flood:

  • Get to higher ground – get out of areas that are subject to flooding.
  • Do NOT drive into water – do NOT drive or walk in flooded areas. Water can be much deeper than it appears.
  • Stay informed – Monitor radio, tv, internet and social media for weather updates

For more tips visit weather.gov/flood


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