Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
500 AM EDT MON MAR 16 2015

...NATIONAL FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK BEGINS...



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON, VERMONT HAS DECLARED MARCH 15

THROUGH MARCH 21 AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK. EACH DAY DURING THE

AWARENESS WEEK WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT FLOOD RELATED TOPIC.



TODAY`S TOPIC IS FLOOD SAFETY. NEARLY EVERY DAY, FLOODING HAPPENS SOMEWHERE

IN THE UNITED STATES OR ITS TERRITORIES. FLOODING CAN OCCUR IN ANY OF THE

FIFTY STATES OR U.S. TERRITORIES AT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR. IT CAUSES MORE

DAMAGE IN THE UNITED STATES THAN ANY OTHER WEATHER RELATED EVENT. ON AVERAGE,

FLOODS CAUSE EIGHT BILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGES AND EIGHTY NINE FATALITIES

ANNUALLY. MORE THAN HALF OF THESE DEATHS ARE THE RESULT OF DRIVING INTO FLOOD

WATERS. BEING PREPARED AND KNOWING HOW TO STAY SAFE WILL HELP YOU AND YOUR

LOVED ONE SURVIVE A FLOOD. STAY SAFE DURING A FLOOD BY BEING PREPARED IN

ADVANCE. BE A FORCE OF NATURE! VISIT WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV FOR MORE

INFORMATION.


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