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Watch or Warning - What is the Difference?

1/7/2022 (Permalink)

Watch sign on road caused by flooding Heavy Rains May Cause Flooding on Roads And In Structures

Watch or Warning...what is the difference? When storms begin to brew, terminology may begin to sound confusing. Storms can go from light to heavy within the blink of an eye. If the weather becomes dangerous, here are some definitions to help distinguish the severity of them.  

Flash Flood Watch: A Flash Flood Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for flash flooding. It does not mean that flash flooding will occur, but it is possible.  

Flash Flood Warning: A Flash Flood Warning is issued when flash flooding is imminent or occurring.  

Flood Watch: A Flood Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for flooding. It does not mean flooding will occur, but it is possible.  

Flood Warning: A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or occurring. 

SERVPRO of SW Waukesha County and SERVPRO of Jefferson County/Oconomowoc is here to help in any case of flooding or water damage that may occur due to a storm. In the event you have a flooding situation in your home, please call us. We are here to help. 262-542-0900 of 920-674-3002

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