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Graphic: Flood Warning vs. Flood Watch (square)

Rainy background is split diagonally with an orange-red overlay behind "Flood Warning," and a blue-green overlay behind "Flood Watch." Text reads: Flood Warning: Flooding is happening or will happen soon. Move to high ground immediately. Flood Watch: Flooding is possible. Stay tuned to radio/TV for info and be ready to move to higher ground. Footer includes FEMA logo and NWS logo.

Graphic explains the difference between a flood warning and a flood watch, and provides safety info.

Photo by FEMA Graphic - Mar 14, 2016
Last Updated: April 9, 2019