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Grade: 2,    Subject: LanguageArts,    Topic: Reading Non-Fiction
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During a Flood


If a flood is likely in your area, you should:
Listen to the radio or television for information. Be aware that flash flooding can occur. If there is any possibility of a flash flood, move immediately to higher ground. Do not wait for instructions to move.

Be aware of streams, drainage channels, canyons, and other areas known to flood suddenly. Flash floods can occur in these areas with or without such typical warnings as rain clouds or heavy rain. If you must prepare to evacuate, you should do the following:

Secure your home. If you have time, bring in outdoor furniture. Move essential items to an upper floor. Turn off utilities at the main switches or valves if instructed to do so. Disconnect electrical appliances. Do not touch electrical equipment if you are wet or standing in water.

If you have to leave your home, remember these evacuation tips:

Do not walk through moving water. Six inches of moving water can make you fall. If you have to walk in water, walk where the water is not moving. Use a stick to check the firmness of the ground in front of you.

Do not drive into flooded areas. If floodwaters rise around your car, abandon the car and move to higher ground if you can do so safely. You and the vehicle can be quickly swept away.

Driving Flood Facts
The following are important points to remember when driving in flood conditions:
  • Six inches of water will reach the bottom of most passenger cars causing loss of control and possible stalling.

  • A foot of water will float many vehicles.

  • Two feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles including sport utility vehicles (SUV's) and pick-ups.


 
Question 1:
What should you do if there is any possibility of a flash flood?

move immediately to lower groundstay where you are

play near a rivermove immediately to higher ground
 
Question 2:
Where should you look for information if a flood is likely in your area?

newspapertelephone

booksradio or television
 
Question 3:
What would you do if you have to evacuate your house?

turn off utilitiessecure your home

bring in outdoor furnitureall of the above
 
Question 4:
Which of the following should you NOT do when you are standing in water?

Do not touch furnitureDo not touch other people

Do not touch electrical equipmentDo not read books
 
Question 5:
What should you do to your electrical appliances before evacuating your house?

keep them connecteddisconnect them

put them outsidecover them with a cloth
 
Question 6:
Which tip is NOT correct?

use your fingers to check the firmness of the ground in front of youdo not drive into flooded areas

do not walk through moving wateruse a stick to check the firmness of the ground in front of you.
 
Question 7:
What should you do if floodwaters rise around your car?

stay inside the carhide under the car

drive fastleave the car and move to a higher ground
 
Question 8:
What will happen if six inches of moving water reaches the bottom of your car?

car will run normallycar will start floating

car will lose controlcar will catch fire
 
Question 9:
How much water can make a car float?

6 inchesone foot

10 centimeters4 inches
 
Question 10:
Which of the following is CORRECT?

two feet of moving water can carry away most vehicles including sport utility vehicles and pick-upssix inches of moving water will make a small car go faster

six centimeters of water can make you fallsix inches of water will float many vehicles
 
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