It's Severe Weather Awareness week, and Wednesday's theme focuses on flooding and the dangers involved.

Flash floods kill up to 200 Americans every year and cause up to 2 billion in damage annually. 

75 percent of deaths occur at night when visibility and judgement can be reduced.

Just 6" of water can sweep a person and carry them away. Only 12" of water can be enough to float and carry off a small car. 

If you see water covering a roadway: turn around! 18 to 24" of water can carry larger vehicles.

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