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Michael is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge to portions of the Gulf Coast, life-threatening flash flooding due to heavy rainfall, and life-threatening winds Tuesday evening into Wednesday. Michael is forecast to move quickly into the Southeast U.S., bringing with it the threat of more inland flooding on Wednesday and Thursday. Get the latest National Hurricane Center forecast here - including the storm track, warnings and social media messages.

Turn Around Don't Drown at Flooded Roads
Know What to do Before, During and After a Flood

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Flooding is a coast-to-coast threat to some part of the United States and its territories nearly every day of the year. This site is designed to teach you how to stay safe in a flood event. If you know what to do beforeduring, and after a flood you can increase your chances of survival and better protect your property. For instance, it is vital to know what to do if you are driving and hit a flooded road. Here you will find an interactive flood map, information describing the different types of flooding and educational material.  You will also learn how the National Weather Service keeps you aware of potentially dangerous flooding situations through alerts and warnings.

If you, or someone you know, have been a victim of a flood, please share your story so we can prevent others from becoming a victim. When you write, please note that NWS has permission to use your story and, if possible, let us know the town and state you were in and the year the event took place.