Background information for news reporters and meteorologists about the "Build an 'ARK'" flood safety campaign.
National Weather Service's list of Charlotte-Mecklenburg flood events
including damage estimate and flood deaths since 1993
National Weather Service's summary of 2013 flood fatalities
Charts showing Charlotte-Mecklenburg's flood history from 1993 to 2011
Most local floods happen between noon and 6 p.m.
Most local floods occur in June, July and August.
An average of more than four significant local floods each year.