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March 15, 2019 10:51 AM

FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR BUFFALO COUNTY

FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR BUFFALO COUNTY

UPDATE: 10:45 AM, 3/15/19
BUFFALO COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT HAS REPORTED ROAD CLOSURES
SEE ROAD CLOSURES MAPPING TO IDENTIFY ROADS CLOSED.

WHEN DRIVING AT NIGHT...BE VERY CAUTIOUS TO ENSURE YOU DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOOD WATERS. EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AND WINTER THAW OVER THE WARNED AREA MAY CAUSE MUD SLIDES NEAR
STEEP TERRAIN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS.

THE GROUND, ALREADY NEAR SATURATION FROM HEAVY RAINFALL, IT HAS A DIMINISHED ABILITY TO ABSORB ADDITIONAL RAINFALL. THIS SITUATION CAN INCREASE FLOOD RISK.
DO NOT DRIVE INTO STANDING OR FLOWING WATER. TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN.
-BUFFALO COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-

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