The National Weather Service has designated the week of March 16-20 as National Flood Safety Awareness Week.
According to the NWS Web site, Flood Safety Awareness Week is meant to highlight the causes and hazards of floods, as well as how a resident in a flood area can safe lives and property.
Between the two-sentence lead and the safe driving tips that end the story, is a story-within-the-story promoting flood insurance – and there’s bound to be more to that story.
The transition from safe driving to flood insurance begins in paragraph three:
Each day of the week will focus on a different flood-related topic, including flood insurance and the “turn around, don’t drown” campaign. Continue reading “Turn around, don’t drown – but if the water doesn’t get you the paper work will!”