National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Flood Safety Awareness Week
March 12 through 16, 2018

Flooding is the greatest natural hazard in the North Country. The National Weather Service, along with emergency management agencies in Vermont and New York have declared March 12 through 18, 2017, National Flood Safety Awareness Week. Each year, the National Weather Service holds Flood Safety Awareness Week in order to increase public awareness of the dangers posed by flooding. Citizens of the North Country are encouraged to take time during this week to review flood threats and flood safety practices. A different educational topic will be featured each day during the week.


Damaged Road
turn around don't drown sign
Wednesday: Flooding and Related Phenomena

Tropical Cyclone Inland Flooding Hurricane Bob approaches Atlantic Coast

Snowmelt Flooding
Ridley Brook

Ice Jams

River covered in ice

house with flood damage and debris