Anywhere it rains, it can flood. And floods are Charlotte-Mecklenburg's most common—and costly— natural disaster.
Many of our floods are caused by heavy rain from thunderstorms, tropical storms and hurricanes.
Part of what makes flooding dangerous is its unpredictability. Learn what to do before, during and after a flood.Have an Emergency Supply Kit. Be ready to evacuate, or to move valuables and important documents to a safe, dry place.
Buy flood insurance. Only flood insurance covers flood damage.
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