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December 18, 2019


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A sign has to the job to communicate as much as possible in a minimum of words and space. You'll probably be driving while reading the sign and "flooded" has to stand out to encourage a fast reaction to not …drown.


"Turn Around Don't Drown" is actually a trademarked ad campaign. You can find more information on the National Weather Service website, including the precise specs for this sign!

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Masha, I agree. Thanks for commenting.


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Laura, thank you for the information! I will add it to the blog post.



The sign is appropriate and very direct. It is just what it needs to be as a warning intended to save lives. The reader would likely not have time to read a fully developed sentence. I appreciate the sign as is!


By the way, enjoy your vacation!

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Pamela, thanks for stopping by and sharing your opinion and good wishes.


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