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Heavy Rain Prompts Flood Warning and Flash Flood Watch for Our Area | KRVN Radio

Heavy Rain Prompts Flood Warning and Flash Flood Watch for Our Area

Heavy Rain Prompts Flood Warning and Flash Flood Watch for Our Area
Heavy rain clouds pass over Oakland Sunday night.

Cuming and Burt counties, along with several other counties remain under a flash flood watch until 7 tonight.

 

 

The National Weather Service has issued the flood watch for Cuming, Burt, Dodge, Madison, Pierce, Platte, Stanton, Thurston, Wayne, Boone, Butler, Cedar and Colfax counties, as well as parts of west central Iowa.

 

 

Several more rounds of heavy rain are expected with up to two inches an hour in some areas. Localized rainfall amounts could be up to four inches or more.

 

 

The National Weather Service has also issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Cuming, West Central Burt and northwestern Dodge County until 6:30 Monday morning.

 

 

Around 3:30 this morning doppler radar indicated heavy rain from thunderstorms. Flooding could occur in West Point, Beemer, Dodge, Bancroft and Snyder as well as the Highway 9 and 51 junction and 10 miles west of West Point.

 

 

The National Weather Service also issued a flood warning on the Elkhorn River in West Point affecting Cuming County. It’s in effect until tomorrow morning or until the warning is cancelled. At 1:15 this morning the river was only tw feet below flood stage. Minor flooding is forecast.

 

 

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.

 

 

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