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Never Drive or Walk into Floodwaters - Turn Around Don't Drown©
Every year, flooding causes more deaths than any other weather hazard. More than half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. Most of these drownings could be prevented, if people better understood the force and power of rushing floodwater.
Whether driving or walking, when you see flood waters ahead: Turn Around Don't Drown©
The next highest percentage of flood-related deaths occurs when people try to walk through or walk too close to flood waters. As little as six inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult.
If you come to an area that's covered with flood water, you will not know the depth of water or the condition of the ground underneath.
Remember: Whether driving or walking, any time you come to a flooded area, Turn Around Don't Drown©.
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