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Juvare Encourages Flooding Vigilance During Hurricane Michael

Oct 10, 2018 7:41:01 AM / by Juvare Staff posted in Emergency Management, Healthcare, hurricane, technology, resilience, disaster, Michael, flooding, storm surge

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ATLANTA, Ga. –  Flooding is one of the most common hazards in the United States, with 90 percent of all U.S. natural disasters involving some sort of flooding. As Hurricane Michael bears down on more than 300 miles of Florida and Alabama coastline, Juvare is supporting clients in communicating the importance of monitoring weather reports and road conditions. Water levels will rise before Michael makes landfall and heavy rains will certainly bring flooded roads. The Florida Department of Transportation is encouraging motorists who see flooded roads to turn around and find alternate routes, adding that flooded roads can hide washed out roads and only 6 inches of rushing water can easily push a car off the road.

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