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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:56 AM CDT on August 28, 2014

Expires 1:00 PM EDT on August 28, 2014

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southeastern Pottawattamie County in southwest Iowa...
northern Mills County in southwest Iowa...
northeastern Sarpy County in east central Nebraska...

* until 800 am CDT

* at 452 am CDT... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms spreading into west central Iowa.
One to two inches of rain has fallen from around Bellevue to
Glenwood... and an additional inch or so could fall early this
morning. Many areas will see between 2 and 3 inches of rain from
Bellevue and Glenwood into Pottawattamie County near Oakland.
Flooding of small streams and low water crossings is likely.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
southeastern Council Bluffs... Bellevue... Glenwood... Oakland...
Treynor... Carson... Pacific Junction... Macedonia... Offutt AFB...
Silver City... Henderson... McClelland... Lake Manawa State Park...
Camp Maha... Old Town park and farm creek public wildlife area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

Lat... Lon 4095 9583 4098 9583 4099 9585 4105 9587
      4106 9589 4106 9596 4105 9598 4107 9605
      4142 9556 4123 9522


410 am CDT Thu Aug 28 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon CDT today...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Iowa and Nebraska... including the following
areas... in Iowa... Fremont... Harrison... Mills... Monona...
Montgomery... Page... Pottawattamie and Shelby. In Nebraska...
Boone... Burt... Butler... Cass... Colfax... Cuming... Dodge...
Douglas... Lancaster... Madison... Otoe... Pierce... Platte...
Saline... Sarpy... Saunders... Seward... Stanton... Thurston...
Washington and Wayne.

* Until noon CDT today

* thunderstorms... producing heavy rain at times... will continue
through the morning hours. The bulk of the rain should fall prior
to 9am.

* Heavy rain in excess of 1 to 2 inches an hour is possible this
morning. Much of the watch area should see 1 to 2 inch amounts
with locally higher amounts from 2 to 4 inches. As a
result... flash flooding will be possible through this morning...
especially in flood prone areas and near streams and rivers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.


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