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Flash Floods
Flash Flood Emergency
If the caller...
bullet is reporting someone (else) trapped in a vehicle: refer to card "A"
bullet is reporting someone drowning n a creek or ditch: refer to card "B"
If not, then ask...
Are you calling from a house (building), mobile home, or automobile?
bullet Calling from a flooding house, or a building: refer to card "C"
bullet Calling from a flooding mobile home (trailer): refer to card "D"
bullet Calling from an automobile (truck, van, SUV): refer to card "E"

Non-Emergency Advice (if time permits):
bullet You can get general information by listening to our local emergency broadcast radio station (if available).
The station is at:                                         AM.
bullet You can call our local non-emergency phone line (if one is set up for the incident).
The number is                                         .
bullet You can also listen to NOAA weather radio (if you have one), or get in touch with the
nearest National Weather Service office.

NOTE: Types of injury associated with flooding: automobile accidents, drownings, electrical shock, cardiac, blunt trauma, lacerations, and falls.

NOTE: The dispatcher is not required to ask every question in the natural disaster series. Ask only those questions that pertain to the specific call.

NOTE: If flooding has not been previously reported, you should pass the information to both the local Emergency Operations Center, and the nearest office of the National Weather Service.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Weather Service
Las Vegas Weather Forecast Office
7851 S Dean Martin Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89139-6628

Tel: (702) 263-9744

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