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Longmont Floodplain Map (pdf). Size of document can be adjusted in the tool bar.


FEMA and the National Weather Service use the following terms to announce flood information:


FLOOD WATCH:
Flooding is possible. Tune in to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, or television for information.


FLASH FLOOD WATCH:
Flash flooding is possible. Be prepared to move to higher ground. Listen to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, or television for information.


FLOOD WARNING: Flooding is occurring or will occur soon; if advised to evacuate, do so immediately.


FLASH FLOOD WARNING:
A flash flood is occurring; seek higher ground on foot immediately.



When the Water Comes

CO Flood photo



IF YOU ARE EXPECTING FLOODING IN YOUR AREA:

IF YOU MUST EVACUATE, YOU SHOULD DO THE FOLLOWING:


For more information about emergency preparedness in Longmont, please call the City of Longmont, Office of Emergency Management at (303) 651-8438 or contact us by email.

 

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