With a heavy storm comes heavy rains, and inevitably flooding. If waters come into your home, be careful about getting it out. Turn off the power—but only if the water hasn't reached as high as any electrical outlets in the room where the main breaker lives. Otherwise you could be wading into an electrified pond.
Find out what steps to take immediately if you find yourself with a basement under three feet of water
. Then get more information on how to Dry Out a Flooded Basement