2017 EMA Flooding ArticleFlooding...what it means and what to do:

Flood Watch – Flooding is possible.

Flash Flood Watch – Flash flooding is possible. Move to higher ground. A flash flood could occur without any warning.

Flood Warning – Flooding is occurring or will occur soon. If advised to evacuate, do so immediately.

Flash Flood Warning – A flash flood is occurring. Seek higher ground immediately.

In all flood instances, always stay tuned to your local radio or TV service for additional information. Learn the flood elevation of your property; this will help you know how your property will be affected by flooding.Always be prepared to evacuate should you need to. NEVER drive though water, 2-3 inches of fast moving water has the potential to sweep a vehicle away.Home owners insurance does not cover flooding. Flood insurance should be purchased separately.

 

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