All this week KCII has been working with the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities on looking at different topics related to severe weather as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.
During the week so far we have discussed what we do here at KCII during severe weather and warning reception. Today, we will be discussing flash flooding.
Meteorologist John Haase with the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities describes flash flooding.[audio:http://www.kciiradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Haase-1.mp3]
When it comes to the actual flash flooding event,[audio:http://www.kciiradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Haase-2.mp3]
Haase says to report a flooded roadway to area law enforcement. You can hear more from John Haase during today’s In Touch With Southeast Iowa program in the midday magazine. Later in the week you will hear about family preparedness and the need for shelters.