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Flood Awareness: are you prepared?

Did you know that King County has had a dozen Presidentially declared disasters due to flooding since 1990? That averages about one disaster every two years.

With a La Niña weather pattern forecast for the Pacific Northwest this winter season, we can expect wetter than normal conditions and cooler temperatures. Prepare for winter storm conditions now, and stay ready:

  1. Make or update your emergency kit and family plan.
  2. Sign up for free Flood Alerts and download the Flood Warning app for your mobile device.
  3. Learn where to get and how to use sandbags.
  4. Follow King County Rivers on Facebook.
  5. Visit Take Winter By Storm for tips and checklists on ways to prepare for floods and landslides.

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