Flash Flood Warning Shelby/Harrison/Pott Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1156 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 1154 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS MOST OF SHELBY COUNTY. EARLIER RAINS
HAVE SATURATED SOIL…THUS FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
HARLAN…AVOCA…WALNUT…ELK HORN…SHELBY…EARLING…IRWIN…
PERSIA…DEFIANCE…DUNLAP…PANAMA…HANCOCK…PORTSMOUTH…
WESTPHALIA…TENNANT…KIRKMAN…NISHNA BEND RECREATION AREA…ELK
HORN CREEK RECREATION AREA…PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND BOTNA BEND
PARK.

RAINFALL IN THE 2 TO 3 INCH RANGE HAS FALLEN ALREADY THIS
MORNING…WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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