Flood Preparation

No matter where you live in San Bernardino County, flooding is the one natural disaster you are likely to encounter. Deserts, mountains, and the valley have all had their share of flooding.

Heavy rainfall can cause normally dry washes and riverbeds to become raging torrents in a very short amount of time and it only takes as little as 12 inches of moving water to move a vehicle. Never cross a road that you can’t see due to it being covered by water, remember, “Turn Around, Don’t Drown.”

Flood Warning Types

When heavy rain has been forecast – or when heavy, steady rain is falling – monitor the news, websites and social media sites for updated weather conditions. Check out SBC Fire’s weather warning system.