Flood Safety Links


Never attempt to drive, swim, or walk through water that is flowing in a roadway, ditch, or storm drain! Keep children away from these areas. Be aware that water can rise very quickly.  Please visit the links below for more information:

Federal Emergency Management Agency

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Turn Around Don't Drown

National Weather Service

No Way Out

California Office of Emergency Services- Flood Warnings

Articles on Flood and Swiftwater Rescue

Red Cross Flood Safety Tips

Flood Safety

Tips for Motorists Caught in a Flash Flood


The City of Austin has some good, solid information available online: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/watershed/flashflood.htm

A message from Arizona: http://www.grandcanyonbsa.org/lowwater.html

A video stream of the NWS video about low water crossings is featured on this web site from Pennsylvania. Scroll down to the bottom after you click on the main web site: http://www.srbc.net/flood_forecasting/damages.htm


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