Natural disasters in Pensacola, FL can wreak havoc on your home. Floods are no exception. The first step to dealing with a flood is to be prepared. Ensuring the safety of you and your family is the top priority. Connecting to your community alert system, gathering supplies and performing home maintenance are all good ideas. […]
On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 into law. This law repeals and modifies certain provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act, which was enacted in 2012. FEMA looks forward to working with Congress, the private Write Your Own Insurance Companies and other stakeholders to implement […]
The NWS homepage, www.weather.gov, provides up to date weather and water advisory, watch, and warning information for the U.S. and its territories. However, the NWS provides many additional resources to help emergency managers, public officials and private citizens make water decisions.
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS)
AHPS provides a suite of river and flood forecasts and water […]
A flood is defined as any high flow, overflow, or inundation of water that causes or threatens damage. Flooding can occur with prolonged rainfall over several days, intense rainfall over a short period of time, or when water from an existing source moves too quickly (i.e. snowmelt, dam break, etc.). Brief descriptions of the various […]
Turn Around Don’t Drown, or TADD for short is an NOAA National Weather Service campaign used to educate people about the hazards of driving a vehicle or walking through flood waters. This year is the 10th anniversary of the TADD program. Hundreds of signs depicting the message have been erected at low water crossings during the […]
ServiceMaster Restoration Services is happy to support and spread the word about National Flood Safety Awareness Week. Below is some information from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.
On average, flooding causes more property damage in the United States than any other weather-related event. It is a threat to life and property that can […]
Be a Force of Nature: Take the next step during National Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
Severe Weather Preparedness Week started in 2012 with the previous year during the same week, spawning more than 300 tornadoes, claiming hundreds of lives and ranking as one of the largest tornado outbreaks in US History. In 2011 ServiceMaster restored […]
As Freezing Temperatures Continue to Grip the Nation, Home and Business Owners Contend with Frozen Pipes, Flooding, Potential Nightmare. ServiceMaster Restore disaster experts fielding a record number of calls and mobilizing quickly to help homes and businesses recover from expensive water damage. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Following the massive polar vortex and sub-freezing temperatures that […]