The Kern County Fire Department issued safety tips Friday in advance of heavy rainfall anticipated Saturday.
- Remember the phrase, "Turn around, don't drown" if you must travel.
- Do not drive through standing water.
- Sign up for emergency notifications at readykern.com.
- Prepare for potential power outages.
- Keep non-perishable food, water, blankets and a flashlight in homes and vehicles.
- Limit unnecessary travel.
- Monitor weather updates.