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

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

"Residents please to quickly evacuate and move to higher ground now!"

New Hamburg and Ayr along the Nith River are under a flood warning with water levels expected to peak in New Hamburg Friday afternoon and Saturday morning in Ayr.

People living in the Upper River Don catchment area have been urged to be prepared for possible flooding.

According to a release by the weather service, "emergency management reported a surge floodwaters traveling down the Platte River related to a recent ice jam breakup".

"Things are moving and changing at a rapid pace", Douglas County Commissioner Mary Ann Borgeson said Friday at a news conference.

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An updated "Spring Flood Outlook" published by the National Weather Service's St. Louis office last week said major flooding was more likely than not at every point where they measure the river's depth from Quincy, Ill.to Chester, Ill., with the exceptions of Grafton, Ill., and Louisiana, Mo., where the odds are just under 50 percent. In Iowa, a section of northbound Interstate 29 that runs parallel to the Missouri River was closed due to flooding. "We need you to follow instructions and evacuate when we say you need to evacuate".

During the governor's tour of the Missouri River, officials have already seen levee concerns well ahead of the predicted crest levels.

Southeastern Colfax County in northeastern Nebraska... While additional rises are not expected to be massive, the river may not crest until Saturday or Sunday in this area. Meteorologist Brian Pierce with the National Weather Service's Quad Cities office in Davenport, Iowa, said flooding on the MS could get worse a few weeks as more snow melts in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

The flooding has all but blocked access to some small communities along the river, where potable drinking water has become scarce as the flood has contaminated wells, Wight said. A wind advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. -7 p.m. Wednesday, and a high wind watch is in effect from 9 a.m. -7 p.m. Thursday. More than 25,000 homes and businesses were still without power Friday in Colorado, mostly in the Denver area. The weather service recorded a 60 miles per hour wind gust at Indianapolis International Airport. DO NOT take U.S. 275 North. Flooding in Hamburg, Iowa will block your progress. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads.

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