Flooding may be caused by many factors, including heavy rainfall and melting snow. In our state, there can be flash flooding from creeks, ditches, ponds, lakes, and streams.
Flooding can damage personal property, building, bridges, and more. Flood waters can cause power outages, downed lines, injuries, or even death.
Remember, in flood conditions, move to higher ground immediately. Talk with city managers and emergency personnel about how to protect your family and mitigate floods in your area.
Floods 101 🌊
No natural disaster in America has caused more death and destruction than floods. Watch this video from National Geographic to learn about the destructive forces of flooding.
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