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1

In regards to Inclement weather, the National Weather Service utilizes the following:Warning or WatchMeans the actual weather event is currently taking place for the location

Warning

2

In regards to Inclement weather, the National Weather Service utilizes the following:Warning or WatchMeans conditions are favorable for the development of the particular weather event

Watch

3

When either flash flooding or river flooding notices are given for Bexar County, "watch" means some kind of flooding is ____, and a "warning" means some kind of flooding is ____________.

likelyON-GOING somewhere in the county

4

In regards to Inclement Weather, first responders, the Patrol Divisions have the primary responsibility of responding to high water situations. Who will maintain a list of low water crossings for their respective areas?

Service Area Commanders

5

In regards to Inclement Weather, Service Area Commanders maintain a list of low water crossings for their respective areas. Who will ensure Officers are familiar with these areas and monitor them during watch and warning conditions?

Shift Directors and Supervisors

6

In regards to Inclement Weather and officers responsibilities when notified that flood conditions exist: after arrival at a low water crossing, the officer will determine is the crossing is safe. If water has begun to flow across a low water crossing, the officer will notify ______ who will then notify the Public Works Department to barricade the location.

Information Channel

7

In regards to inclement weather and officers' responsibilities: due to the possibility of downstream flooding or additional rain, officers should not remove any barricades already in place. Designated barricade crews will remove the barricades after _________has determined the area is safe to pass.

Public Works Department

8

In regards to inclement weather and the response levels:Level II occurs when there is how much rain per hour?

1/2 to 1 inch

9

If the City Emergency Operation Center (EOC) is activated, the __________will coordinate all activities as outlined in GM procedure 802, and determine whether to implement any phase of the Mobilization Plan.

Incident Commander

10

Level IV occurs when there is over ___of rain per hour.

2 inches

11

In regards to inclement weather, Officers will be assigned to areas of the city receiving the most rainfall, reports of flooding and predicted downstream run-off, SAFFE, CRT, SOU, and Gang Detail Officers may be assigned to low water locations to prevent drivers from driving around posted barricades and will only be relieved by the ____ or _______.

dispatchersupervisor