Monsoon season brings a variety of conditions that can include thunderstorms, heavy rain, severe weather, and an increased risk of flooding. The Red Cross wants everyone to know what steps they can take to stay safe if potentially dangerous weather is predicted in your community. HEAVY RAIN & FLOOD SAFETY TIPS: · Turnaround don’t drown!
On July 18, 2020, around 10:45 PM, YCSO was contacted about a missing 16-year-old autistic male who had separated from his hiking companion and had not been seen since 7:30 PM. The missing teen was expected to return to a trail head in the Groom Creek area, but never showed. Deputies learned the teen had
DROWNING: IT CAN HAPPEN IN SECONDS Know what to do in an emergency. If a child is missing, check the water first. Seconds count in preventing death or disability. From 2005-2014, there were an average of 3,536 drowning incidents (non-boating related) annually in the United States – about ten deaths per day. One in five