Know what to prepare for
Washington State experiences significant impacts from natural hazards including floods, storms, wildland fires, earthquakes, and volcanoes. Beyond natural hazards, there are technological hazards, including nuclear power plant incidents, chemical weapon stockpiles, dam failures, and hazardous material spills. All of these require assessment and determination by state, county, and city officials in order to organize resources so loss can be prevented or minimized.
Flooding is the most prevalent natural hazard facing Washington residents. Learn about flooding and other natural hazards likely to occur in our region.
Floods and Redmond Environment - Flood Protection and Redmond Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan
Severe Storms, Winter Storms & Extreme Cold
Natural Gas Safety and Pipeline Hazard Profile