What other considerations should I make?
  • A written plan is essential for helping individuals and household members to think through important issues in advance. You should also research whether there are similar plans in place for your work and children’s daycare and school, as well as to see how they work with your plan.
  • Expect roadways to be blocked during a flood. Contact your friends and family to ensure they are safely sheltered. Listen to local media for flood-prone roads as well as making contact with neighbors in your area.
  • Remember, the most common things people regret planning to protect during an emergency include pets, photographs and computers. Can you pack all these in a vehicle and drive to higher ground in time? Ensure you have a plan in place to protect your pets and keepsakes before an emergency.

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1. How will we find out about a coming flood?
2. At what river level does our property begin to flood?
3. How can we prepare for floods?
4. How will we learn about evacuation orders?
5. What access roads can we use to evacuate in the case of rising waters?
6. What steps should we take to prepare our property?
7. Where should our family meet if we are separated during a flood event?
8. How do I keep my family safe during a flood?
9. What other considerations should I make?
10. What is the difference between a "watch" and a "warning"?