Weather Alerts for Saunders Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

       Flood Warning      

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning
SAUNDERS CO.

Areas Affected:
Dodge - Saunders
Effective: Sat, 2/27 10:57am Updated: Sun, 2/28 8:50am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 2/28 12:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...FLOOD WARNING FOR AN ICE JAM REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
MONDAY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL DODGE AND NORTH CENTRAL SAUNDERS COUNTIES...
At 130 PM CST, Emergency management reported ice jam flooding,
mainly in the low-lying areas adjacent to the river. Minor flooding
has or is occurring at South Ridge Road at Ridgeland Avenue and Big
Island Road.
Some locations that may experience minor flooding include...
Fremont, Inglewood, Camp Cedars and Camp Eagle.

Information:
Water levels around ice jams are notoriously unpredictable, and can
change quickly with little or no warning. Anyone living or
recreating near the river should pay close attention over the next
few days and prepare for additional changes in water levels.

Flood Watch  FLOOD WATCH   Flood Watch
SAUNDERS CO.

Areas Affected:
Butler - Cass - Colfax - Cuming - Dodge - Douglas - Platte - Sarpy - Saunders - Stanton - Washington
Effective: Sun, 2/28 6:06am Updated: Sun, 2/28 8:50am Urgency: Future
Expires: Sun, 2/28 9:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
.An ice jam may cause water to infiltrate the lowlands along the
river.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of east central Nebraska, northeast Nebraska, and
southeast Nebraska, including the following counties. Stanton,
Cuming, Platte, Colfax, Dodge, Washington, Butler, Saunders,
Douglas, Sarpy and Cass.
* Through Monday morning
* Warm temperatures should allow ice in the rivers to break up and
move through the system the next few days. A few river
observers have reported channels opening up in lower portions of
both the Elkhorn and Platte Rivers. However, as of Saturday
afternoon, there were still two ice jams on the Platte River.
Additional ice jams could develop if large chunks of ice get
stuck and are not able to move down the channel.
* Flooding continues along the Platte River near Schuyler and
Fremont due to ice jams in those areas.

Information:
Do not enter or cross flowing water or water of unknown depth.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be
alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to
flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop.