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Prepare for Floods

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New Flood Safety Offerings and Programs

Are you prepared for floods? Check out the new flood safety offerings and programs pdf today!

Flash floods can happen at any time in Boulder, with little or no warning. Be prepared - you may only have minutes to react.

Flood Safety & Personal Preparedness

Flood Emergency Plans

Sign up for Emergency Alerts

Sign up for FREE emergency alerts at BoCo911Alert.com. You can get alerts via home, work, and cell phones, text messages, and email. When a flood watch or warning is issued for your area, seek response information by tuning to local news and visiting www.boulderoem.com.

Buy Flood Insurance Today

Buy flood insurance to protect your property.

Be Flood Smart

www.FloodSmart.gov

Protect Natural Floodplain Functions

The city has adopted regulations for development within streams, wetlands, and water bodies to help preserve and protect these natural resources.

Flood Preparedness Meetings In-a-box

Arrange meetings within your neighborhood or organization to discuss flood preparedness, gather information, and share resources to help each other reduce the impacts of future flooding.

The City of Boulder will provide the meeting materials, including a draft agenda, potential discussion items/questions, copies of the Community Guide to Flood Safety, summaries of flood recovery efforts, and personal preparedness tips.

Real-time Flood Gauge

Boulder Creek Surface Water Levels

Flood Watches and Warnings

Flash Flood Watch - Weather conditions may cause flash flooding in the specified area. Be ready to move to higher ground during heavy rainfall.

Flash Flood Warning - Flash flooding is occurring or is imminent in the specified area. Move to higher ground immediately. In some locations and situations, it may be safest to shelter in place on the upper floor of the building.

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