Forecasters warn of flood possibilities in Nebraska, Iowa

Flooding (NTV News)

Forecasters have issued flood warnings and watches in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa as heavy rain continues to fall.

A National Weather Service flash flood warning covered parts of Harrison, Pottawattamie and Shelby counties in western Iowa. By 5 a.m. Monday more than 3 inches of rain had fallen in the past 24 hours in some areas.

The service also says 55 mph wind gusts could be expected from a storm over Omaha in eastern Nebraska.

A flood warning was issued for both sides of the Missouri River south from Nebraska City.

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