Office of Emergency management advises flood preparation

With recent wet weather and more rain on its way, now is a good time to prepare for floods, check emergency supplies and adhere to basic flood safety.
Some simple tips include clearing out leaves or remaining ice and snow from storm drains and culverts to prevent localized flooding, and having an emergency kit with necessary supplies. Oregon Office of Emergency Management recommends being two weeks ready
Many flood-related fatalities are caused by vehicles driven into hazardous waters. Six inches of moving water can knock . . .