BEFORE A FLOOD
- Have a disaster plan
- Prepare a disaster supplies kit for your home and car. Include a first aid kit, canned food, can opener, bottled water, battery-operated radio, flashlight, protective clothing and written instructons on how to turn off electricity, gas and water.
Flash floods are the #1 weather-related killer in the U.S Nearly half of flash flood deaths are auto related. Know beforehand if your area is a flood risk. Always listen to the radio and television for the latest information and instructions for your area.
** A FLASHFLOOD WATCH means a flood si possible for your area.
** A FLASH FLOOD WARNING means flooding is taking place in your area or will soon
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