Areal Flood Watch

Issued At: Thursday, 05 Oct 2017, 3:58 PM EST
Expires At: Saturday, 07 Oct 2017, 5:00 AM EST

Mills-montgomery-fremont-page-seward-lancaster-cass-otoe-saline- jefferson-gage-johnson-nemaha-pawnee-richardson- including the cities of glenwood, red oak, sidney, hamburg, tabor, farragut, clarinda, shenandoah, seward, milford, lincoln, plattsmouth, nebraska city, crete, wilber, fairbury, beatrice, tecumseh, sterling, auburn, pawnee city, table rock, and falls city 358 pm cdt thu oct 5 2017 ...flood watch remains in effect through late friday night... the flood watch continues for * portions of southwest iowa and southeast nebraska, including the following areas, in southwest iowa, fremont, mills, montgomery, and page. in southeast nebraska, cass, gage, jefferson, johnson, lancaster, nemaha, otoe, pawnee, richardson, saline, and seward. * through late friday night * numerous additional rounds of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall potential are expected tonight into friday night. storm total rainfall could range 2.5 to 5 inches, which may result in flooding of low lying areas, urban areas, and eventually some rivers and streams. 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.