Look out for price gouging. It is illegal for anyone to sell necessary goods or services at higher than normal prices during a state of emergency.  Click here for more information.

Use caution when returning home.  Click here for a list of things you should be careful for.

Hire a licensed contractor.

If your home or business has flooded, remove wet contents immediately to prevent mold. Wet carpeting, furniture, bedding and other items holding moisture can develop mold within 24 to 48 hours.

Click here for information from FloodSmart.gov.