Did you know over the last 30 years, on average, more people have died each year due to flooding than tornadoes? The majority of these deaths occurred in vehicles, and the second leading cause was people walking near or in water. Communities most at risk are those located in low-lying areas, near water, or downstream from a dam.
Check out this safety message and the attached graphics for information on how to keep you from falling victim to flooding!
Never drive through flood waters. Most flood fatalities occur in vehicles. 12 inches of water can sweep a car off the road.
Turn Around, Don't Drown! (Video)