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How to Prepare for a Flash Flood Watch

4/8/2020 (Permalink)

water droplets on window during rain Protect your homes from the rain.

For the next couple of days San Diego, CA will be under a flash flood watch. Flash floods happen when large bursts of rain occur. Have you ever thought if there are ways you can prepare for a flash flood watch? The answer is yes!

How to safely prepare for a flash flood watch?

  • Do not swim, walk or drive through flooded areas.
  • During flash floods power outage can be an effect, make sure to have flashlights.
  • Make sure you have an emergency kit.
  • If your home is effected move to the highest points in your home. 

How to prepare your home for a flash flood watch?

  • During flash flood watches make sure to unplug electronics you are not using.
  • Make sure outdoor furniture is covered or put inside.
  • Make sure you documents are sealed and placed somewhere where water can’t get to it.
  • Sometimes barriers are placed in homes that have reoccurring flood damage to stop the water.

SERVPRO of San Diego East is a company with expertise in water damage and fire damage. If you are looking for an emergency restoration company in San Diego make sure to call (619) 280-2398 we are open 24 hours 7 days a week. We handle all types of emergencies such as: flood damage and restoration, water extraction, rain storms, groundwater, and fire damage repairs.

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