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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:35 PM CDT on August 19, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 7 am CDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Omaha/valley has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Nebraska,
northeast Nebraska, and southeast Nebraska, including the
following areas, in east central Nebraska, Butler and
Saunders. In northeast Nebraska, Colfax and Platte. In
southeast Nebraska, Lancaster, Saline, and Seward.

* Until 7 am CDT Sunday

* continued development of thunderstorms overnight will lead to
several bouts of locally heavy rainfall, with the potential for
2 to 3 inches of rain before sunrise. This amount of rain, in
combination with nearly saturated soils from recent rainfall,
may lead to flash flooding.

* Flood waters are always difficult to see at night. Please use
caution when driving, and never drive through water covering the
Road.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

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




Special Statement

Statement as of 4:54 AM CDT on August 20, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2017


... Significant weather advisory for central Lancaster... east central
Seward and western Cass counties until 530 am CDT...

At 453 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles northeast of Pleasant Dale, or 8 miles northwest of Lincoln,
moving southeast at 30 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lincoln, Waverly, Malcolm, Denton, Raymond, Davey, Pawnee state
Recreation Area and Conestoga state Recreation Area.

This includes the following highways...
Highway 77 in Nebraska between mile markers 51 and 77.
Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 388 and 414.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 4084 9698 4104 9678 4093 9646 4063 9669
time... Mot... loc 0953z 300deg 27kt 4088 9683


Mead

454 am CDT sun Aug 20 2017

... Significant weather advisory for central Lancaster... east central
Seward and western Cass counties until 530 am CDT...

At 453 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles northeast of Pleasant Dale, or 8 miles northwest of Lincoln,
moving southeast at 30 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Lincoln, Waverly, Malcolm, Denton, Raymond, Davey, Pawnee state
Recreation Area and Conestoga state Recreation Area.

This includes the following highways...
Highway 77 in Nebraska between mile markers 51 and 77.
Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 388 and 414.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 4084 9698 4104 9678 4093 9646 4063 9669
time... Mot... loc 0953z 300deg 27kt 4088 9683


Mead


452 am CDT sun Aug 20 2017

... Significant weather advisory for western Seward and southwestern
Butler counties until 515 am CDT...

At 452 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5
miles east of Gresham, or 18 miles northeast of York, moving
southeast at 25 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Seward, Utica, Staplehurst, Ulysses, Goehner, surprise and Tamora.

This includes Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 366 and
377.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 4105 9706 4078 9715 4081 9737 4112 9737
time... Mot... loc 0952z 296deg 23kt 4103 9730


Mead


452 am CDT sun Aug 20 2017

... Significant weather advisory for western Seward and southwestern
Butler counties until 515 am CDT...

At 452 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 5
miles east of Gresham, or 18 miles northeast of York, moving
southeast at 25 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Seward, Utica, Staplehurst, Ulysses, Goehner, surprise and Tamora.

This includes Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 366 and
377.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 4105 9706 4078 9715 4081 9737 4112 9737
time... Mot... loc 0952z 296deg 23kt 4103 9730


Mead

436 am CDT sun Aug 20 2017

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Lancaster...
northeastern Seward... southeastern Butler and southwestern Saunders
counties until 500 am CDT...

At 435 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 4
miles north of Garland, or 19 miles northwest of Lincoln, moving
southeast at 30 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
northwestern Lincoln, Seward, Garland, Bee, Malcolm, Raymond, Davey,
branched Oak state Recreation Area, Pawnee state Recreation Area and
Conestoga state Recreation Area.

This includes Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 388 and
395.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 4093 9711 4112 9697 4100 9666 4074 9684
time... Mot... loc 0935z 299deg 37kt 4101 9696


Mead

436 am CDT sun Aug 20 2017

... Significant weather advisory for northwestern Lancaster...
northeastern Seward... southeastern Butler and southwestern Saunders
counties until 500 am CDT...

At 435 am CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 4
miles north of Garland, or 19 miles northwest of Lincoln, moving
southeast at 30 mph.

Dime size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
northwestern Lincoln, Seward, Garland, Bee, Malcolm, Raymond, Davey,
branched Oak state Recreation Area, Pawnee state Recreation Area and
Conestoga state Recreation Area.

This includes Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 388 and
395.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.


Lat... Lon 4093 9711 4112 9697 4100 9666 4074 9684
time... Mot... loc 0935z 299deg 37kt 4101 9696


Mead


Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:35 PM CDT on August 19, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 7 am CDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Omaha/valley has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Nebraska,
northeast Nebraska, and southeast Nebraska, including the
following areas, in east central Nebraska, Butler and
Saunders. In northeast Nebraska, Colfax and Platte. In
southeast Nebraska, Lancaster, Saline, and Seward.

* Until 7 am CDT Sunday

* continued development of thunderstorms overnight will lead to
several bouts of locally heavy rainfall, with the potential for
2 to 3 inches of rain before sunrise. This amount of rain, in
combination with nearly saturated soils from recent rainfall,
may lead to flash flooding.

* Flood waters are always difficult to see at night. Please use
caution when driving, and never drive through water covering the
Road.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

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




Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
California - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch
Illinois - Special Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
Maine - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Nevada -
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch
New York - Record Report
Ohio - Dense Fog Advisory
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory
Wyoming - Special Statement

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