Shelby Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:54 AM CDT on August 27, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 am CDT this morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southwest Iowa and Nebraska...including the following areas...in southwest Iowa...Harrison...Pottawattamie and Shelby. In Nebraska...Butler...Colfax...Dodge...Douglas... Platte...Sarpy...Saunders...Seward and Washington.

* Until 10 am CDT this morning

* thunderstorms in south central Nebraska are expected to expand northeast into eastern Nebraska and west central Iowa this morning. High amounts of moisture in the atmosphere and the slow movement of storms suggest locally heavy rainfall will be possible. This combined with already saturated soils from rains on Tuesday could lead to flash flooding this morning.

* General rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible through mid morning...with locally higher amounts possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Local Storm Report

08/26/2014 0700 am

Harlan, Shelby County.

Heavy rain m4.20 inch, reported by public.

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