Posted Monday, November 4th 2013 @ 8pm by KFBK News
Do you know your risk?
California is home to major earthquakes and wildfires but flooding actually poses the greatest threat to the state -- with 7 million residents and $580 billion exposed.
Every county has been declared a federal disaster area at least once in the last 20 years and with another rainy season on the way, officials are urging you to get ready.
"Flood Preparedness Week" will feature a series of events all over Northern California that will highlight the dangers of flooding and help families create emergency plans and disaster kits.
Sacramento stands second only to New Orleans when it comes to possible damage from a major flood.
The state Department of Water Resources will conduct a mock "flood fight" tomorrow near Cal Expo.
Volunteers will fill sandbags and practice temporary levee repair and construction.