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Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
136 PM CST Sat Feb 22 2020

Including the cities of West Point, Wisner, Fremont, Blair,
Wahoo, Ashland, Yutan, Omaha, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista,
and Plattsmouth
136 PM CST Sat Feb 22 2020


The Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central Nebraska, northeast Nebraska, and
  southeast Nebraska, including the following areas, in east
  central Nebraska, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, Saunders, and
  Washington. In northeast Nebraska, Cuming. In southeast
  Nebraska, Cass.

* Through Monday morning

* Warm temperatures through this weekend could lead to ice
  movement along the Platte and Elkhorn Rivers. At last report,
  the highest concentration of ice along the Platte River was from
  the railroad bridge near Fremont to County Road 11 just
  downstream of North Bend. In addition, a significant amount of
  ice remains along the Elkhorn River near Scribner. Residents
  near and downstream of these areas should remain alert to
  possible ice jam flooding.


A Flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1140 AM CST Sat Feb 22 2020

1140 AM CST Sat Feb 22 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Nebraska...northeast Nebraska and southeast Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Warm weather will increase the potential for ice movement along
the Platte and Elkhorn rivers this weekend, leading to an
increased risk of ice jams.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Two storm systems will track through the region between Sunday
night and Wednesday. At this time light snow accumulations look
possible Monday night into Wednesday morning.

Ice jams will remain a possibility along the Platte and Elkhorn
rivers through early next week.


Spotter activation will not be needed.



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