Floods can happen anywhere, any time... Know your risk
Floods kill nearly 100 people and are responsible for damages of about $5.3 billion dollars each year. No state or territory is immune from the dangers of flooding. Flood Safety Awareness Week, March 19-23, focuses on the dangers of flooding and highlights ways to protect life and property. Discover what you can do to reduce the loss of life and property. Visit the National Weather Service Flood Safety Page at: http://weather.gov/floodsafety
Also, see this link for an information sheet on flooding from Earth Gauge.