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.


– 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


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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