Flood Advisory issued for central Dawson County

HASTINGS, Neb. -- A flood advisory has been issued for a portion of central Nebraska.

Central Dawson County is under the advisory until 5:00 PM CDT on Sunday. The National Weather Service issued the alert late Sunday morning.

Due to recent thunderstorms, minor flooding is already occurring in the area. Between 2 and 5 inches have already fallen in some parts of central Nebraska.

The National Weather Service says there could be some minor flooding of ditches, rural farmland and even a few county roads. Cozad is expected to be the area most impacted by the conditions.

Conditions further south are expected to be worse, with flood warnings and flash flood warnings in effect in north central and northeast Kansas.