By Liz Wood 

Zeiger preparing community for flooding


For the past four out of five years, Carbon County Emergency Management Coordinator John Zeiger has been preparing communities for floods in Carbon County.

This year, there is not enough snowpack to generate significant flooding in Carbon County, according to Jim Fahey, hydrologist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Even though the flood potential is low, Zeiger is still working on flood plans to meet requirements for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

This year, Zeiger is working on the National Preparedness System, which includes six parts:

• Identifyi...

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