An average of 92 people are killed each year in the United States by flooding. Many of the deaths are preventable. A simple phrase can save your life: Turn Around, Don't Drown!
Never drive across a water covered roadway. Judging how deep the water actually is can be very difficult. Be especially cautious at night when it is even harder to judge the danger.
Click here for 9-1-1 audio from a women who has become trapped in her car in Oklahoma after driving into a flooded area.