Be Flood Aware
Central Texas has been identified as the most flash flood prone area in the United States by the National Weather Service and has often been referred to as flash flood alley. The best advice we can give is to never drive through flood waters. "Turn around, don't drown!"
Kerr County has a history of monstrous and devastating flash floods. Whether you are in a home you have lived in your entire life or at a vacation cottage, understanding your flood risk and being connected to emergency warnings is essential.
There are ways to protect yourself and your family from the dangers of flash flooding:
Turn Around Don’t Drown.
Pay attention to weather forecasts.
Know the difference between a “flash flood watch” and a “flash flood warning”.
Be aware of the flood warning resources available to you including:
Alerts from the National Weather Service
NOAA weather radio broadcasts frequency 162.45 MHz
Code RED emergency notification system
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