Flooding comes in many forms. In Lee County, our primary flood hazards are flash flooding, inland tropical storm system flooding and river and small stream flooding.
Flash Flooding: This is very dangerous situation for those who don’t pay attention to the warning signs. Flash flood warning can be subjective, but generally speaking, warnings are issued for rainfall amounts:
1 Hour = 2.6 inches
3 Hour = 3.2 inches
6 Hour = 4.0 inches