Tell me about Creek and Stream Flooding?

July 15, 2008 5:35:34 AM PDT
article| David Murphy| Creek and Stream Flooding is common during prolonged rainstorms and occasionally during widespread, drenching thunderstorms. The chance of flooding is heightened whenever a new round of rain follows recent rain storms that have already raised water levels. Creek and Stream Flooding is most common along flood prone portions of waterways where banks are lower and flood planes exist. A flood plane is an areas of low ground near a creek or stream bed. Flooding along creeks and streams can be very dangerous as fast-moving currents can easily sweep away people and even automobiles.