Severe Weather Awareness Week Day 5: Flooding Safety

Weather

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – It is Severe Weather Awareness Week here in Missouri. Each day will focus on a different topic to help you prepare for the upcoming season.

Day 5’s topic is flooding safety. Do you know what to do or how to prepare?

Flood products

  • There are four different flood products that can be issued: flash flood warning, flood warning, flood watch, and flood advisory. All four require action.

Before, during, and after

  • Before a flood: prepare your home by checking your plumbing and charging your phone
  • During a flood: get to higher ground, obey any evactuation orders, avoid flood waters, and stay informed
  • After a flood: still avoid flood waters, avoid disaster areas, heed road closures, and wait for the all clear

We asked around the newsroom some flood questions, watch the video to see how they did.

Follow these tips and guidelines to help you stay safe and stay ahead of the storm.

Download the KOLR10 Weather App in the Apple Store

Download the KOLR10 Weather App on Google Play

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Local Sports

More Local Sports

World News

More World News
Sunny

Springfield Mo

76°F Sunny Feels like 76°
Wind
7 mph NNW
Humidity
28%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Clear. Low 51F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
51°F Clear. Low 51F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
9 mph S
Precip
0%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Sunny

Branson

77°F Sunny Feels like 77°
Wind
4 mph NW
Humidity
28%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

A clear sky. Low near 50F. Winds light and variable.
50°F A clear sky. Low near 50F. Winds light and variable.
Wind
5 mph SE
Precip
3%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Sunny

Harrison

75°F Sunny Feels like 75°
Wind
6 mph N
Humidity
27%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Clear skies. Low 51F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
51°F Clear skies. Low 51F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
6 mph SSW
Precip
1%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Sunny

Rolla

73°F Sunny Feels like 73°
Wind
6 mph W
Humidity
35%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

A clear sky. Low near 50F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
50°F A clear sky. Low near 50F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
6 mph SSW
Precip
2%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous
Sunny

West Plains

75°F Sunny Feels like 75°
Wind
5 mph WNW
Humidity
30%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Clear skies. Low 49F. Winds light and variable.
49°F Clear skies. Low 49F. Winds light and variable.
Wind
5 mph W
Precip
3%
Sunset
Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous

Trending Stories

Washington DC Bureau

Washington DC Bureau

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now
Jamie Warriner
Downstream 300x100