Nebraska flooding map: Where is Nebraska flooding - which areas are affected?

Elkhorn River Flood Warning

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Pierce says when it does there will be another round of flooding in those states that will then move south along the Mississippi River into IL and Iowa.

There is a flood watch in place for the Conestogo River through Drayton and St. Jacobs, and the Speed River through Cambridge. Residents in areas prone to ice jams should prepare accordingly.

The "bomb cyclone" slammed the central USA with hurricane-like winds and blizzard conditions this week, leaving in its tracks heavy rains and flooding.

The warning extends from Wednesday evening to Friday afternoon. Flows are expected to peak late Saturday morning in Ayr. The river was at 28 feet by 9 a.m. Friday, and expected to continue to rise to near 33.5 feet by Tuesday, according to the weather service. Municipal Flood Coordinators are advised to warn residents in Warning Zone 1.

Blue Rapids residents say flooding like this is just a normal part of life for them, because it doesn't usually get too unsafe, or affect their houses. If the Missouri River reaches 45.5 feet - which would threaten the levee protecting the plant - workers will pull the fuel rods that generate power, said Nebraska Public Power District spokesman Mark Becker, who added that there was no danger to the public. At 20.0 feet, gravel roads on the west and south sides of Redfield are affected as well as Delta Circle Road in the vicinity of the H Avenue bridge.

Elkhorn River Flood Warning

The family of 50-year-old James Wilke, of Columbus, Nebraska, said he was driving his tractor to rescue stranded motorists on a county road cut off by flooding on Thursday when a bridge he was crossing collapsed.

Grand River (Caledonia and Cayuga): River ice remains present in the southern Grand River.

NEVER, ever, move or drive past Road Closed signs.

Major reservoirs at Belwood, Conestogo, Guelph, Luther, Woolwich, Laurel and Shade's Mills are being used to store runoff and reduce flooding.

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