While hurricane season may be almost over, don't let your guard down - officially, hurricane season ends Nov. 30. But, even without a hurricane, we can still be susceptible to flooding with heavy rainfall.
Heavy rains can produce flooding The county's Department of Emergency Services has put together these safety tips on what to do if flooding should occur:
Learn the safest route from your home or business to high, safe ground should you have to leave in a hurry. During major rain storms, many of Westchester's parkways and roadways can become flooded. Be sure to observe flood safety rules; they could save your life.
Develop an emergency plan and identify a meeting place if family members become separated. Know what to do and when to do it.