Weather Alerts for Council Bluffs

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Advisory      

River Flood Advisory  RIVER FLOOD ADVISORY   River Flood Advisory
COUNCIL BLUFFS

Areas Affected:
Pottawattamie
Effective: Fri, 9/21 10:25am Updated: Fri, 9/21 2:15pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 9/22 11:23am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...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 Saturday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 23.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 27.9 feet Sunday evening.
* 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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Information:
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.