Avoiding a Flash Flood

1 decade 3 years 4 months ago Wednesday, March 21 2007 Mar 21, 2007 Wednesday, March 21, 2007 5:52:58 PM CDT March 21, 2007 in News

As little as a foot of water can sweep a vehicle away. Staying safe from flash floods is simple.

Don't drive through water that is covering the roadway.

By avoiding water covered roads, you'll keep you and your family out of danger.

No trip is worth a life.

For those who live in areas prone to flash floods, stay up to date on the latest river forecasts for you area.

If heavy rain is expected have a plan for what you'll do so you can react quickly in the event that nearby rivers and creeks rise rapidly.

If camping and rain is expected, choose a campsite that is above the high water mark and make sure there is an easy escape route.

Follow these tips and you can stay safe during flash floods.

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