The long-term damage of Hurricane Harvey is still being assessed while Hurricane Irma looms.
* LIsten to area radio and television stations along with a NOAA Weather Radio for critical information.
* Be prepared to evacuate.
* If you get to water that is above your ankles, turn around and head another way. If you drive on a road that is becoming flooded, turn around.
* 6 inches of moving water can knock a person down, while 1 foot of moving water can carry a vehicle.
* Do not drive over bridges with fast-moving floodwaters. Floodwaters can make a bridge unstable.
* Move to higher ground if flash flooding occurs.
* If floodwaters rise around the car, but the water is not moving, abandon the car and move to higher ground. If the water is moving, do not leave the car.
* Avoid walking or driving through flooded waters.
* Do not wade in floodwaters. Such waters could have wild animals, including poisonous snakes.
* Watch for downed power lines. Do not step in puddles or standing water when there are power lines down.
* If you smell natural or propane gas or hear a hissing noise, leave immediately and call the fire department.
* If your home was damaged by floodwater, approach entrances carefully. Supports could be damaged.
* When cleaning up, wear rubber gloves and rubber boots.
* Discard food items that have come into contact with floodwater, including canned goods and water bottles.
Google has created a map to show evacuation resources for flooding caused by Harvey.