Areal Flood Watch

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

Urgent - immediate broadcast requested flood watch national weather service omaha/valley ne 358 pm cdt thu oct 5 2017 ...several additional rounds of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain expected through friday night... pottawattamie-saunders-douglas-sarpy- including the cities of council bluffs, wahoo, ashland, yutan, omaha, bellevue, papillion, and la vista 358 pm cdt thu oct 5 2017 ...flood watch in effect through late friday night... the national weather service in omaha/valley has expanded the * flood watch to include portions of southwest iowa and east central nebraska, including the following areas, in southwest iowa, pottawattamie. in east central nebraska, douglas, sarpy, and saunders. * through late friday night * several additional rounds of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall potential are expected tonight through friday night. storm total rainfall of 2 to 3.5 inches could occur, which may result in minor flooding of low lying areas and some urban flooding. 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.