Flash Flood Warning – southwestern Pott. County

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
749 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1245 AM CDT

* AT 748 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO COUNCIL BLUFFS. THESE STORMS HAVE
A HISTORY OF PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL. FLASH FLOODING IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
COUNCIL BLUFFS…CARTER LAKE…NARROWS RIVER PARK AND LAKE MANAWA
STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.