The Georgia Emergency Management Agency is offering tips on how to prepare for floods and stay safe as part of its Ready Georgia campaign.
Floods are the No. 1 severe weather-related killer in the U.S., and the No. 2 killer in Georgia, according to GEMA.
Nearly half of all flood-related deaths occur when people drive into floodwaters and their vehicle is swept away.
GEMA offered these preparation tips:
Flood preparation tips:
Have a plan: