The National Weather Service is observing Flood Safety Awareness Week March 18-22, 2013. Each day, the Rapid City National Weather Service will feature a different flood-related topic:
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|Monday||Flood Safety and Awareness|
|Tuesday||Types of Floods|
|Wednesday||Turn Around Don't Drown|
|Thursday||Flood Risk and Flood Insurance|
|Friday||The NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service and Partner Services|
Nearly every day of the year, a flood occurs somewhere in the United States. Over the past thirty years, floods kill an average of 95 people a year and cause an average of $8 billion in damages annually, making floods the most deadly natural disaster.
The goals of Flood Safety Awareness Week are to:
Follow us each day to find out more and visit our Flood Safety Awareness Week Website.