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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 05/15/2024 05:53 PM EDT

End Time

Wed 05/15/2024 09:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Flash floodradar indicated

Locations Affected

Omaha, NE ∙ Council Bluffs, IA ∙ Omaha Eppley Airfield, NE ∙ Crescent, IA ∙ La Vista, NE ∙ Weston, IA ∙ Honey Creek, IA ∙ Ralston, NE ∙ Gilliatt, IA ∙ Carter Lake, IA

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 453 PM CDT Wed May 15 2024 The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Northwestern Mills County in southwestern Iowa... Western Pottawattamie County in southwestern Iowa... Eastern Douglas County in east central Nebraska... Northeastern Sarpy County in east central Nebraska... Southeastern Washington County in east central Nebraska... * Until 800 PM CDT. * At 453 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. The expected rainfall rate is 3 inches in 1 hour. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Trained spotters have reported street flooding in the Omaha Metro. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar, and reports from spotters. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Omaha, Council Bluffs, Bellevue, Papillion, Ralston, La Vista, Carter Lake, Underwood, Crescent, Eppley Airfield, Midtown, Florence, South Omaha, Council Bluffs Airport, Benson, Aksarben, Prairie Queen Recreation Area, Chalco, Old Market and Narrows River Park. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. && LAT...LON 4144 9592 4146 9578 4138 9568 4122 9572 4115 9578 4116 9597 4115 9612 4135 9604 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...3 INCHES IN 1 HOUR