EarthComm Earth's Fluid Spheres: Weather and Your Community Activity 4

Earth's Fluid Spheres book

Flash Floods

  • Floods - FEMA
    Introduction to floods and flash floods. Includes suggestions for preparing for a flood and facts on devasting floods in the past.
  • "Flash Floods and Floods...the Awesome Power!" - National Weather Service - NOAA
    This site explains how flash floods occur, presents information on devastating flash floods in the US, defines the different types of floods, and reviews steps to take to protect oneself from flood damages.
  • "Flash Flood Warnings - United States" - NOAA
    Current listings of floods in the United States.
  • Floods - NOAA
    List of links that cover floods, flood guidnace, and flood terminology.

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The Big Thompson Canyon Flood

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Fort Collins Flood

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Safety Tips for Floods

  • Floods - FEMA
    Fact sheet reviews steps to take to prepare for floods, steps to take during a flood, and how to behave after a flood.
  • "Thunderstorm and Camping Safety Tips" - National Severe Storm Laboratory - NOAA
    Includes tips on protecting yourself from flash floods associated with thunderstorms while in the outdoors hiking or camping.

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