Red Rock Mountains

Emergency Management

Flood Information

Staying Safe During a Flood

Heavy rain can bring dangerous flash floods. Prepare ahead now. #BeInformed

We’ve had a wet year which creates the potential for spring flooding. Is your property prone to flooding? Do an assessment of your property to determine what your plan should be if flooding affects your area and consider flood insurance.
Warning Flood Area


During an emergency, always listen to local officials. #BeInformed

  • Follow common preparedness guidelines such as, 72-hour kits, emergency medication supplies, a family evacuation plan and out of area contact.
  • Clean out blockage & debris from gutters, drains, ditches, waterways on your property.
  • Acquire appropriate supplies to protect your home and property such as sandbags.
  • Stay informed:

Assess your risk:
72-hour kit:
Evacuation plan: &


Never drive through flooded roads. Almost half of flood deaths happen in vehicles. #BeInformed

  • Consider the use of sandbags.
  • Respect road closures & barriers.
  • Follow local responders to safely direct traffic out of flooded areas.
  • Don’t go around or you’ll drown.
  • Don’t walk, swim, or drive through flood waters.
  • Evacuate if you feel unsafe or you are told to do so.
  • If necessary, move to higher ground.
  • Stay off bridges over fast-moving water. Fast-moving water can wash bridges away without warning.
  • Stay inside your car if it is trapped in rapidly moving water.
  • Get on the roof if water is rising inside the car.
  • Listen to NOAA Weather Radio, local alerting systems, TV, social media,,
  • Text WCFLOOD to 888777 * for current emergency information and instructions regarding flooding.
    * Messaging and Data rates may apply.
  • If you are experiencing an emergency or active flooding and need assistance call 9-1-1

Emergency Updates:

Local Businesses that Sell Sandbags

Six inches of water is enough to cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Turn around, don't drown. #BeInformed

  • Lowes
    open Mon-Sat 6am – 9pm, Sun 7am-8pm
    Sold in singles 50lb sandbags found on isle 21
  • Home Depot
    open Mon-Sat 6am-9pm, Sun 7am-8pm
    Sold in singles 40lb sandbags found on isle 16 bay 21
  • Hurst Ace Hardware
    open Mon-Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm
    Sold with (10) each 40-50lb sandbags found on isle 30
  • Bucks Ace Hardware
    open Mon-Sat 8am-9pm, closed Sunday
    Sold with (25) each 40lb sandbags found on isle 13
  • Walmart
    40lb sandbags in packs of 1 – 500