Turn around dont drown song

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Turn Around Don't Drown PSA

Today, the National Weather Service unveiled its new public service announcement aimed at reducing the approximately U. Now reimagined by Texas-based country singer, Matt Hawk, the rhyming call-to-action has been set to a catchy tune intended to help people remember and heed the wisdom of turning the car around instead of driving through a flooded roadway. Floods and flash floods kill more people in the U.

Check out this catchy ‘turn around, don’t drown’ song created to remind people of flood dangers

Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The next highest percentage of flood-related deaths is due to walking into or near flood waters. People underestimate the force and power of water. Many of the deaths occur in cars swept downstream. Many of these drownings are preventable.

The weather! It's been pretty scary lately, what with dozens of people literally being burned to death because of the extreme heat this summer. That's not to mention rising sea levels and ferocious tropical storms leading to widespread flooding. Luckily, your friendly local government agencies like the National Weather Service are here to let you know that your impending death by drowning can be avoided if you pay attention to this simple little country ditty:. I have no clue how the NWS picked him out of the crop of many amateur artists who submitted their music or were they scouted? I don't know , but he really delivers on this second ode to not driving into water like a dumbass. Think about how lame this would've been if it were full-length.

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Heavy rains that hit the San Antonio area can lead to flooding that might drown motorists. One country singer wants to do his part to help save their lives. Listen Listening Late summer remnants of tropical storms can produce rapid or flash flooding, resulting in drownings by motorists at low water crossings, said Paul Yura, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in New Braunfels. Yura said flash flooding claimed 26 lives in in 33 south-central Texas counties, including Bexar. A music video at the NWS website was released in July. Hawk said Ramirez, who was close in age to his daughter, was less than a mile from home at the time of the accident.

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