Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7-p.m. Thursday

Weather

May 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH ADDITIONAL RAIN FALLING ON ALREADY SATURATED GROUND WILL RESULT IN POTENTIAL FLASH FLOODING.  

* SEVERAL RIVERS AND STREAMS ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA ARE ALREADY ABOVE OR NEAR FLOOD STAGE AND ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL COMPOUND FLOODING PROBLEMS. 
 
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.