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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Pottawattamie (IAC155) Iowa Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Flood Advisory - Pottawattamie (Iowa)


Updated:23-Mar-19 10:51am CDT
Effective:23-Mar-19 10:51am CDT
Expires:27-Mar-19 01:00pm CDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Pottawattamie
 
Instructions: Do not drive cars through areas where water covers the road. The water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to pass safely. Turn around...don`t drown! Stay tuned to the latest developments by listening to noaa weather radio...or a local media outlet.

Message summary: ...the national weather service in omaha has issued a flood advisory for the missouri river...
Missouri river at omaha affecting pottawattamie...douglas and sarpy counties. The national weather service in omaha has issued a
* flood advisory for the missouri river at omaha.
* until wednesday afternoon.
* at 10:30 am saturday the stage was 28.9 feet.
* flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* forecast...the river will slowly to around 27.5 feet through sunday.
* impact...at 29.0 feet...at this level water nears the base of the council bluffs levee. Significant lowland flooding occurs in np dodge park, freedom park, tom hanafan park, fontenelle forest and haworth park.
* impact...at 28.0 feet...at this level most of the flood gates for the city of council bluffs are closed.
* impact...at 27.0 feet...np dodge park, freedom park, tom hanafan park and fontenelle forest begin to flood.
* impact...at 25.0 feet...a casino parking lot begins to flood along the iowa side of the river. In addition, haworth park located in bellevue begins to flood. &&
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Source: NWS Watches, Warnings or Advisories for zone IAC155

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