Flood Safety

Follow these precautionary steps before possible flooding:

  • Do not drive or wade in a flooded area
  • Stay clear of unstable banks
  • Know your evacuation zone and route to the shelter
  • Obey warning and evacuation instructions from disaster officials
  • Take your own essentials (food, toiletries, clothes, blankets, etc.) to the shelter
  • Turn off the electricity and gas before leaving your home
  • Have a portable radio, battery-operated flashlight and emergency supplies
  • Keep important papers and insurance documents in a safety deposit box
  • Be careful at all times and try to remain calm