Heavy rainfall expected across the Panhandle Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.
A slow moving storm system will move across the Central Rockies Sunday and Monday. the storm is expected to produce widespread moderate to severe thunderstorms across the Panhandle Sunday afternoon into Monday morning. These thunderstorms are expected to also produce very heavy rainfall, in the order of possibly 2 to 3 inches in some areas.
*** Flash Flood WATCH in effect from Sunday afternoon through late Sunday night ***
The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of western Nebraska, including Morrill County from Sunday afternoon through late Sunday night.
Moderate to severe thunderstorms are anticipated Sunday afternoon into Monday morning. These thunderstorms are expected to produce very heavy rainfall with several inches of rain accumulations possible.
This amount of rainfall falling on already wet soils from previous heavy rain events the past few days could lead to significant flash flooding Sunday afternoon through Monday morning. Runoff will exacerbate river flooding as well in the Panhandle at Mitchell, Minatare and Henry, as well as Scottsbluff and Bridgeport.
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 preapred to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.