Preparedness includes knowing the weather terms in regards to flooding.
Flood Warning: Flooding is occurring or will occur soon; if advised to evacuate, do so immediately. It is recommended to find high ground.
Flash Flood Warning: A flash flood is occurring; seek higher ground on foot immediately.
Flood Watch: Flooding is possible. Listen to weather radio, commercial radio, or TV for information.
Flash Flood Watch: Flash flooding is possible. Be prepared to move to higher ground; listen to weather radio, commercial radio, or TV for information.