LOS ANGELES - With today's release of the U.S. Spring Outlook and Flood Risk Assessment by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Los Angeles Fire Department joins that agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in asking Americans to increase their personal knowledge of local flood risk during National Flood Safety Awareness Week, March 18-22, 2013.
Join LAFD families in visiting FloodSmart.gov for these free resources:
- One-Step Flood Risk Profile, learn the flood risk for your address.
- Flood Risk Scenarios, various factors impacting your neighborhood.
- The Cost of Flooding, the financial impact to your home, inch-by-inch.
- The Levee Simulator, showing different ways a levee can fail.
Submitted by Brian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department