Weather Alerts for Council Bluffs

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Advisory      

River Flood Advisory  RIVER FLOOD ADVISORY   River Flood Advisory

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

...The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a flood advisory
for the Missouri River...
Missouri River At Omaha affecting Pottawattamie...Douglas and Sarpy
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.
* 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.
* 28.0 feet...At this level most of the flood gates for
the city of Council Bluffs are closed.
* 27.0 feet...NP Dodge Park, Freedom Park, Tom Hanafan
Park and Fontenelle Forest begin to flood.
* 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.

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.