Flood preparedness brings Georgia’s Severe Weather Preparedness week to an end. Flooding events are nothing to fool around with as they are costly and life threatening. As we saw in December last year, flash floods can occur within minutes so it is best to prepare now.
The first step to being prepared is to educate yourself on the terms used to describe a flood hazard. Flooding is usually divided into two categories. These categories are flash flooding and river flooding. Both of these can cause death, injury, and property destruction.
With both of these types of flooding watches and warnings can be issued.
So, what can you do to protect yourself and your family during a flooding event?
Visit the Rainfall Archive page for daily rainfall totals over the past 15 years for Columbus, GA.
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