Sunday, March 22, 2009

" Two Feet and Rising!"

Flooding & Flash Flood
National Flood Safety Awareness week at FloodSmart.Gov (March 15-22, 2009) has just passed but it looks like we need to be aware for a little while longer.

Turn Around, Don't drown!

Floods & Flash Flooding - On the surface the river of water may look calm but the power lies beneath the surface.
If you are ever swept into the water (may that never happen) look for something to grab on to or float with, look for a way out! Remember it ain't over until the water buffalo sings.

Trapped in a car? Look for away out. Ships float, Cars don't!

Flood Facts that will Move You

Flash floods are the top weather-related killer in the U.S.

6 inches of swift flowing water will knock you off your feet.

18 inches of swift flowing water will effectively move your car...down the road.

View a 30 Second Swift Water Public Service Announcement

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