Buildings flooded

Image courtesy of David Valdez/FEMA


Unusually heavy winter snows and spring rainstorms have produced two destructive forces in the United States this spring. Help students understand the conditions that combine to produce severe flooding – greater than the typical seasonal floods that farmers have relied on for centuries – and storms that produce tremendous tornadoes and other severe or violent weather.

Featured Material

Picture Cards

Fluency Passages

Supplementary Material

Coping Resource Packet