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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:27 AM EDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 10:30 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Flash flood safety...

A flash flood is a rapid rise in creeks and streams, or serious
urban flooding, caused by heavy rain from thunderstorms, which poses
a threat to life and property. Floods and flash floods kill more
people nationwide than any other storm hazard, in most years. In
Indiana, most flash floods occur in July and August, and they often
occur at night.

About half of all flash flood related deaths occur in vehicles.
Don't drive through flooded roads, especially if the water is moving
rapidly. Flooded or washed out roads are especially difficult to see
at night. Remember, if you encounter a flooded Road, turn around,
don't drown.

Don't let children play near storm drains, creeks or flooded areas.

If you live near a creek or stream, evacuate to higher ground if
water rises rapidly or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.

Urban flooding is also potentially dangerous. Heavy rain that
results in flooding of streets, viaducts and underpasses in an urban
area can pose a threat to motorists. Heavy rain can also result in
flooded basements, ponding of water in low spots and rapid flooding
of drainage ditches and storm sewer systems.

In addition to being Indiana severe weather preparedness week, March
19th through 25th is National flood safety awareness week. For
more information, visit www.Floodsafety.NOAA.Gov.



927 am CDT Thu Mar 23 2017 /1027 am EDT Thu Mar 23 2017/

... Flash flood safety...

A flash flood is a rapid rise in creeks and streams, or serious
urban flooding, caused by heavy rain from thunderstorms, which poses
a threat to life and property. Floods and flash floods kill more
people nationwide than any other storm hazard, in most years. In
Indiana, most flash floods occur in July and August, and they often
occur at night.

About half of all flash flood related deaths occur in vehicles.
Don't drive through flooded roads, especially if the water is moving
rapidly. Flooded or washed out roads are especially difficult to see
at night. Remember, if you encounter a flooded Road, turn around,
don't drown.

Don't let children play near storm drains, creeks or flooded areas.

If you live near a creek or stream, evacuate to higher ground if
water rises rapidly or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.

Urban flooding is also potentially dangerous. Heavy rain that
results in flooding of streets, viaducts and underpasses in an urban
area can pose a threat to motorists. Heavy rain can also result in
flooded basements, ponding of water in low spots and rapid flooding
of drainage ditches and storm sewer systems.

In addition to being Indiana severe weather preparedness week, March
19th through 25th is National flood safety awareness week. For
more information, visit www.Floodsafety.NOAA.Gov.


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