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Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security


Floods are both very common and very dangerous. They can occur because of short prolonged periods of rain, tropical storms and hurricanes, or dam breaches. It is important to take precautions before a flood happens. Some floods can develop slowly while flash floods can develop in just a few minutes. 



Before flooding occurs:

After flooding occurs:


Alert Montgomery

If an event occurs that could lead to flooding, listen to the radio, watch television, and pay attention to any information from Alert Montgomery, for instructions and warnings.



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Flooding Ahead, Turn Around Don't Drown®   


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