Flash Flood Warning: Montgomery/Page/Fremont Counties

Weather

May 29th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA

145 PM CDT WED MAY 29 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

EXTREME SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…NORTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 138 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…SHENANDOAH…ESSEX…FARRAGUT AND RIVERTON. THIS INCLUDES RIVERTON ROAD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE

ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS

SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.