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Flood Warning from 11:01AM CDT MON until 11AM CDT TUE

bulletin remains in effect until 11:00 am Tuesday for Lancaster County, NE

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR... MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA... MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA... WESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA... FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA... HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA... MADISON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA... LANCASTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... PIERCE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... SAUNDERS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA... WAYNE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... CUMING COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA... DODGE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA... OTOE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... NEMAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... EASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... SEWARD COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA... SALINE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA... THURSTON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... RICHARDSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... GAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... STANTON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEBRASKA... CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 1100 AM CDT TUESDAY.

* AT 1054 AM CDT, FLOODING CONTINUES IN MANY AREAS ALONG AND NEAR STREAMS THAT ARE RECEDING. MANY COUNTY ROADS STILL HAVE WATER ON THEM DUE THE RECENT FLOOD EVENT AND IT WILL TAKE A WHILE FOR THAT WATER TO DRAIN OUT. LOCATIONS WITH FEEDER STREAMS THAT GO INTO THE MISSOURI RIVER, THE PLATTE RIVER, THE ELKHORN RIVER, THE BIG BLUE RIVER AND THE NISHNABOTNA RIVER ARE THE MOST LIKELY TO SEE WATER PROBLEMS OUTSIDE OF THE LARGER RIVER FLOODING. THIS IS AN EXTENSION AND EXPANSION OF A PREVIOUS AREAL FLOOD WARNING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... OMAHA, LINCOLN, NORFOLK, BEATRICE, FALLS CITY, COUNCIL BLUFFS, BELLEVUE, FREMONT, PAPILLION, LA VISTA, BLAIR, NEBRASKA CITY, SEWARD, CRETE, PLATTSMOUTH, RALSTON, WAYNE, GLENWOOD, GRETNA AND AUBURN.

* STAY OUT OF FLOODED AREAS. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

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