Flooding Photo

Flash Flood Safety Rules

  • Avoid driving, walking, or swimming in flood waters.
    • Move to higher ground.
  • Stay away from high water, storm drains, ditches, ravines, or culverts.
    • Six inches of fast-moving water can knock you off your feet.
  • Do not let children play near storm drains.
  • If you come upon a flooded roadway never drive through it.
    • Two feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.


For more information on flood safety, please visit: www.floodsafety.noaa.gov