Flood Advisory Issued for Pottawattamie County | Breaking time

(KMAland) – The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for Pottawattamie County until 8 a.m. Wednesday.

* WHAT…Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE… A portion of southwestern Iowa, including the next county, Pottawattamie.

* WHEN… Up to 800 AM CDT.

* IMPACTS…Minor flooding in low-lying and poorly drained areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…

– At 452 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is possible in the council area. Radar estimates between 1 and 2.5 inches of rain fell. More rain is possible until at least 6 am. Some places that could experience flooding include Eastern Council Bluffs, Oakland, Treynor, Carson,…More

PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES/PREPARATION…

Turn around, don’t drown when you encounter flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially careful at night when it is more difficult to recognize the

flood risks.

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