Conditions that cause floods include heavy or steady rain for several hours or days that saturates the ground. Flash floods occur suddenly due to rapidly rising water along a stream or low-lying area.
What measures may help me stay safe during flooding?
Some basic tips include stay informed and avoid floodwater. Several agencies offer other important tips.
Beyond the local news, and public broadcast system, the following links provide current information on flooding.
Basement walls can collapse under hydrostatic force.|
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