Flash Flood Warning for Beckley?
SERVPRO® of Beckley responds to storm damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Beckley. Heavy rains can cause flash flooding, and it is important to know how to stay safe at home when facing a flash flood warning.
Be aware of National Weather Service flash flood bulletins:
- Flash Flood Watch: Heavy rains may cause flash flooding in your area. If a Flash Flood Watch is issued, be prepared for heavy rains and flooding
- Flash Flood Warning: Flooding is occurring or will develop quickly. If a Flash Flood Warning is issued for your area, take shelter and/or move to high ground as necessary
- Flood Advisory: Nuisance flooding is occurring or imminent. A Flood Advisory may be upgraded to a Flash Flood Warning if flooding worsens and poses a threat to life and property.
What you need to know:
- Learn the best routes to high ground where you live, work, play, and travel should you need to evacuate
- If your area is prone to flooding, keep emergency materials on hand, such as sandbags, wood, and plastic sheeting
- Do not allow children to play near streams or drainage ditches. These areas can quickly become deadly.
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