Though West Point and areas north of us are NOT included, some counties in our immediate area are in a Flash Flood Watch tonight into tomorrow.
Dodge, Saunders and Washington counties are in the watch along with areas south of us….from Omaha to south-central Nebraska.
Those areas could get 1-3 inches of rain with 60-70 mph wind gusts overnight into early Monday morning…and especially from 2AM until 7.
We could potentially get heavy rain overnight in West Point…but it’s less likely.
National Weather Service North Platte NE 341 PM CDT Sun Aug 11 2019 ...FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT... .Thunderstorms are expected to track across western and southwestern Nebraska late this afternoon into the nighttime hours. With abundant low level moisture in place and weak winds aloft, thunderstorms will be slow moving and be capable of producing heavy rain. At this time, the greatest threat for heavy rain is along and south of a line from Ogallala to Broken Bow. Custer-Keith-Perkins-Lincoln-Chase-Hayes-Frontier- Including the cities of Broken Bow, Ogallala, Paxton, Grant, North Platte, Champion, Enders, Imperial, Wauneta, Hayes Center, Curtis, Eustis, and Maywood 341 PM CDT Sun Aug 11 2019 /241 PM MDT Sun Aug 11 2019/ ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of central Nebraska and southwest Nebraska, including the following areas, in central Nebraska, Custer. In southwest Nebraska, Chase, Frontier, Hayes, Keith, Lincoln, and Perkins. * Through Monday morning * Slow moving thunderstorms are expected to develop this evening with periods of heavy rainfall possible into the overnight hours. * Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding and cause roadways to wash out or become impassable. Some creeks and rivers may flood. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.