Flood Safety

Discover more ways to protect yourself before and during a flood by visiting the Flooding and Flood Prevention page.

Flood Warning is issued when flooding is happening or will happen soon. Some roads will be flooded. Move to higher ground. Never drive through flooded roads - take action. A Flood Watch is issued when flooding is possible. Stay tuned to radio/TV, follow weather.gov and be ready to seek higher ground. Learn more at weather.gov/flood - be prepared.
3 fast flood facts - heavy rain can bring dangerous flash flooding. 6 inches of moving water can knock a person down. 2 feet of moving water can sweep a vehicle away. Stay clear of floodwater.