"Whether there's a barricade there or not, if you see a road that's flooded out, don't go across." It's a reminder of that phrase you'll most likely hear ABC15 meteorologists saying often: "Turn Around Don't Drown."
Dubnow reminds that, "it only takes about 10 inches of water to lift a vehicle off the roadway" and that a cubic foot of water can weigh 60 pounds per cubic foot.
Monday on ABC15 Mornings, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office demonstrated live how they train and prepare for water rescues around the Valley. These rescues can involve anything from hoisting someone from the roof of a home to saving someone inside a car that is trapped in water.