Issue Date: 1209 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022
The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a
* Flood Advisory 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...
* Until 400 AM CDT.
* At 1207 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated very heavy rain that will
cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to two inches of
rain have already fallen.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Omaha, Council Bluffs, Bellevue, Papillion, Ralston, Gretna, Boys
Town, Elkhorn, Millard, Offutt AFB, La Vista, Carter Lake,
Springfield, Waterloo, Crescent, Aksarben, Council Bluffs Airport,
Florence, Zorinsky Lake and South Omaha.
Additional rainfall of two to three inches is expected over the area
with rainfall rates of 3 to 5 inches at times. This advisory may
need to be upgraded to a flash flood warning depending on how the
storms west of the metro evolve.
This includes the following highways...
Interstate 29 between mile markers 39 and 63.
Interstate 80 in Iowa between mile markers 1 and 11.
Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 435 and 454.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
LAT...LON 4108 9582 4107 9611 4109 9625 4129 9628
4140 9607 4139 9594 4140 9593 4139 9582