Areal Flood Watch

Issued At: Friday, 06 Oct 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Expires At: Saturday, 07 Oct 2017, 5:00 AM EST

Pottawattamie-mills-montgomery-fremont-page-saunders-douglas- sarpy-seward-lancaster-cass-otoe-saline-jefferson-gage-johnson- nemaha-pawnee-richardson- including the cities of council bluffs, glenwood, red oak, sidney, hamburg, tabor, farragut, clarinda, shenandoah, wahoo, ashland, yutan, omaha, bellevue, papillion, la vista, seward, milford, lincoln, plattsmouth, nebraska city, crete, wilber, fairbury, beatrice, tecumseh, sterling, auburn, pawnee city, table rock, and falls city 300 pm cdt fri oct 6 2017 ...flood watch remains in effect through late tonight... the flood watch continues for * portions of southwest iowa and nebraska, including the following areas, in southwest iowa, fremont, mills, montgomery, page, and pottawattamie. in nebraska, cass, douglas, gage, jefferson, johnson, lancaster, nemaha, otoe, pawnee, richardson, saline, sarpy, saunders, and seward. * through late tonight * occasional rounds of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected through tonight. additional amounts of 1 to 4 inches are possible, which would put storm total rains from thursday through tonight in the 2.5 to 6 inch range. flooding of low-lying area, urban areas and eventually rivers and streams could result. * in addition to the general flood threat, faster or flash flooding, could occur with some storms that may develop late this afternoon and this evening. precautionary/preparedness actions... a flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. you should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.