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Extreme Cold Weather



    DSHS Fact Sheets

    Floods and Flash Floods   
    Topics include: How to Reduce Potential Flood Damage, How Long Will a Flood Take to Develop, What to Do When a Flood Watch Is Issued. From the American Red Cross.

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Last updated August 08, 2013