Weather Alerts for Saunders Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Warning      

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
SAUNDERS CO.

Areas Affected:
Dodge - Saunders
Effective: Sun, 2/28 9:52am Updated: Sun, 2/28 10:00pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 3/1 12:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...FLOOD WARNING FOR AN ICE JAM REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
MONDAY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL DODGE AND NORTH CENTRAL SAUNDERS COUNTIES...
At 130 PM CST, Emergency management reported ice jam flooding,
mainly in the low-lying areas adjacent to the river. Minor flooding
has or is occurring at South Ridge Road at Ridgeland Avenue and Big
Island Road.
Some locations that may experience minor flooding include...
Fremont, Inglewood, Camp Cedars and Camp Eagle.

Information:
Water levels around ice jams are notoriously unpredictable, and can
change quickly with little or no warning. Anyone living or
recreating near the river should pay close attention over the next
few days and prepare for additional changes in water levels.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
SAUNDERS CO.

Areas Affected:
Butler - Cass - Colfax - Cuming - Dodge - Douglas - Platte - Sarpy - Saunders - Stanton - Washington
Effective: Sun, 2/28 9:52am Updated: Sun, 2/28 10:00pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Mon, 3/1 12:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
.An ice jam may cause water to infiltrate the lowlands along the
river.
...FLOOD WATCH FOR AN ICE JAM REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of east central Nebraska...northeast Nebraska and
southeast Nebraska, including the following areas, in east central
Nebraska, Butler, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, Saunders and Washington.
In northeast Nebraska, Colfax, Cuming, Platte and Stanton. In
southeast Nebraska, Cass.
* Through Monday morning
* Ice break up is in progress on the Platte and Elkhorn Rivers with
reports of open channels in the lower reaches of both rivers. Ice
jams still remain possible due to the presence of large chunks of
ice which could get caught on bridge pilings or in constricted
channels.

Information:
Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert
for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding
should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.