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Floods. By : Codie Mullins. Facts About Floods. Six inches of fast flowing water will knock you off your feet. Four inches of water will ruin your carpet. Two feet of water will float your car. This is what can happen when a alert is issued. Floods.
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Floods By:Codie Mullins
Facts About Floods • Six inches of fast flowing water will knock you off your feet. • Four inches of water will ruin your carpet. • Two feet of water will float your car. • This is what can happen when a alert is issued.
Floods • EVERYONE NEEDS TO HAVE A NATURAL DISASTER SURVIVAL KIT!!!!!!!! • If you do not have one and a natural disaster hits you will not have anything to eat or drink.
Facts about Floods • This is a picture of a flood. • Floods and flash floods are the leading weather-related killers in the United States. • A flood watch means flooding is possible and a flood warning means flooding is imminent.
Facts about Floods • This is a picture of a flood in Bangladesh. • General river flooding occurs after long-term heavy rain, snow melt, or a combination of the two. It usually occurs slowly, allowing more time to move people and property to safety
Facts about Floods • This is a picture of a flood in Alaskans. • Flash flooding is always life threatening and occurs very quickly. Flash flooding typically occurs in hilly or mountainous areas, but can occur anywhere when heavy rains fall in a short amount of time. Flash flooding can also be caused by a dam failure.
Facts about floods • Drowning is the number one cause of death in a flood. • More people drowned in their cars than anywhere else in a flood. • Electrical currents travel through water and can be very deadly. • If you live or work in a floodplain and you know that a flood is coming,shut off your gas and electricity, and move valuable items to higher grounds.
How to stay safe in a flood • This is a picture of a flood in April 1975. • In a flood you do not need to walk through flowing water. • you also do not need to drive through flooding water. • You need to stay away from power lines and electrical lines.