If you have to evacuate, do not drive around a barricade–Turn Around, Don’t Drown and go the other way. Six inches of water will reach the bottom of most passenger cars causing loss of control and stalling. If your vehicle stalls, leave it immediately and seek higher ground.  

If you have access, these resources can be very helpful during a storm. http://www.weather.gov — you can access forecasts and warnings by simply typing in your zip code. Click on the Weather Safety tab to find a collection of resources from the National Weather Service. NOAA Weather Radio — All warnings and watches are issued…

Your home may not be safe to enter so it is best to have professionals take a look at the area. Contact one of our partners and allow them to handle everything for you. A restoration team will come and dry the areas and remove contents during this time. If your home is not livable at this…

Create a Plan– Become familiar with your community’s disaster preparedness plans and create a personal plan for your family. Identify escape routes from your home and neighborhood and designate an emergency meeting place for your family to reunite if you become separated. Also establish a contact point to communicate with concerned relatives. If you have questions…

  Pay Attention-The first and best defense in the event of severe weather is awareness.  There are many options for staying up to date on developing weather situations. If flooding threatens, follow weather and news reports so you know how much danger you’re facing. Obey evacuation orders from local authorities. http://www.weather.gov — you can access forecasts and warnings…