Small stream flood advisory for Montgomery County

Weather

May 26th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

743 PM CDT SUN MAY 26 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A  SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA UNTIL 1045 PM CDT.

* AT 740 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE VILLISCA…STANTON…ELLIOTT AND GRANT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.