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Flash Flood Warning

Status

Event Extended (Time) Expired

Start Time

Fri 03/15/2019 02:18 AM EDT

End Time

Fri 03/15/2019 08:30 AM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Venice, NE ∙ Wann, NE ∙ Leshara, NE

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska 118 AM CDT FRI MAR 15 2019 The National Weather Service in Omaha has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for... Northwestern Sarpy County in east central Nebraska... Southwestern Douglas County in east central Nebraska... Northeastern Saunders County in east central Nebraska... * Until 730 AM CDT Friday. * At 113 AM CDT, the Platte River continues to run very high and very fast with moderate flooding ongoing. Stay away from the area. Flash flooding could occur if any ice jams develop. Water levels were reported about 1 foot from the top of Union Dike earlier in the night. It is much harder to recognize a flash flood at night. * Some locations that could experience flooding include... Leshara and Two Rivers State Recreation Area and rural areas along the Platte River. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become unstable and unsafe. 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. && LAT...LON 4105 9632 4105 9637 4115 9636 4127 9640 4139 9652 4140 9650 4139 9644 4132 9636 4127 9633 4113 9629 4108 9631 4103 9630