Weather Alerts for Saunders Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flash Flood Warning      

Flash Flood Warning  FLASH FLOOD WARNING   Flash Flood Warning
SAUNDERS CO.

Areas Affected:
Douglas - Sarpy - Saunders
Effective: Thu, 9/19 6:56am Updated: Thu, 9/19 7:45am Urgency: Immediate
Expires: Thu, 9/19 11:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for...
Northwestern Mills County in southwestern Iowa...
Southwestern Pottawattamie County in southwestern Iowa...
Sarpy County in east central Nebraska...
Douglas County in east central Nebraska...
Eastern Saunders County in east central Nebraska...
* Until 1100 AM CDT.
* At 656 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen and
additional rainfall is expected. Flash flooding is expected to
begin shortly.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Omaha, Council Bluffs, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston,
Gretna, Valley, Yutan, Waterloo, Elkhorn, Millard, Offutt AFB,
Carter Lake, Bennington, Boys Town, Crescent, Memphis, Leshara and
Lake Manawa State Park.
This includes the following highways...
Interstate 29 between mile markers 39 and 61.
Interstate 80 in Iowa between mile markers 1 and 5.
Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 432 and 454.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.