This is also Flood Awareness Week in Indiana. Every year Allen County experiences riverine and flash flooding. Flooding affects us all - especially when we travel. Never drive through flooded roadways. Never drive around barricades, they are there to keep you safe. Pay particular attention at night and during your eary-morning commute when visibility is reduced. Be alert, especially along the rivers for changing conditions. Several inches of swift-moving water will float your car!
Learn more about severe weather preparedness from the
Severe weather can happen at any time in Indiana but the Spring and Summer can be particularly violent time for weather. Sudden changes in temperature and conditions usually mean violent storms – some capable of causing severe damage and threaten our personal safety. Take some time today to learn about severe weather in Indiana. Find out how to prepare yourself and your family. Once you’ve prepared, share what you’ve learned and done with your friends, neighbors and co-workers.
To find out more about preparing for severe weather and floods, visit www.GetPrepared.IN.gov. Visit the Ready website at http://www.ready.gov/ or in Spanish at http://www.ready.gov/es . For preparedness information in other languages visit http://www.ready.gov/languages.