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Flooding Closed Roads In Northeast Nebraska – Highway 275 Now Open | Rural Radio Network

Flooding Closed Roads In Northeast Nebraska – Highway 275 Now Open

Flooding Closed Roads In Northeast Nebraska – Highway 275  Now  Open
Highway 77 near Winslow Monday night.
Around 7:15 Monday evening, intermittent sunshine  returned over flooded portions of Cuming county and northeast Nebraska.
West Point and neighboring towns were finally getting a brief break, but were still in a Flood Warning.
Highway 275 Closure / East Highway 32 in West Point Monday Evening

 

The excessive rain, nearly 8 inches in places, had done its damage:
* Highway 275 was closing around 6:30 PM between West Point and Scribner. A check  with 5-1-1 this morning found the highway has since been  reopened.
* Residents in Pender struggled to get back to their homes due to flooded roads.
Timmerman Bridge On Highway 32, West edge of West Point.

 

 

* Emerson, Macy and Sioux City were but a few of the communities under Flash Flood Warnings Monday afternooon and evening.
* Many area corn and soybean fields resemble ponds and small lakes.
West Point near the Elkhorn River
Monday night
 At 23rd Road and Highway 32 between West Point and Oakland, water covered the crops for nearly a mile north and south of the highway.
There was also a strong current of flood waters running underneath Highway 32.
One area resident wondered aloud if he’d be able to travel Highway 32 in Burt county Tuesday morning.
Road 23 on Highway 32 looking south between Oakland and West Point Monday night
The storms continued in the Omaha area Monday evening, delaying Game One of the College World Series Championship.
Latest Flood Information from National Weather Service:

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for Small Streams in…
Dixon County in northeastern Nebraska…
Southern Clay County in southeastern South Dakota…
Southwestern Union County in southeastern South Dakota…

* Until 215 PM CDT Tuesday.

* At 214 AM CDT, emergency management and local law enforcement
reported quick rises in areas streams and creeks across the
warning area. The South creek and Aowa creek near Ponca are both
experiencing flooding this morning and the southern portions of
the city of Ponca may be impacted by the temporary rise in waters.
Widespread areal flooding is likely through Tuesday morning and
water from small streams and creeks in the warning area and this
water may temporarily approach or flood nearby roads through
daybreak. This flooding is due to radar estimated 2 to 4 inches of
rain across the warning area Monday afternoon and evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Vermillion, Ponca, Wakefield, Emerson, Allen, Newcastle, Meckling,
Concord, Martinsburg, Dixon In Dixon County, Maskell, Ponca State
Park and Waterbury.
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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
212 AM CDT Tue Jun 26 2018

…The Flood Warning continues for…

Big Blue River Near Surprise affecting Butler…Polk and Seward
Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Do not drive cars through areas where water covers the road. The
water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to pass safely.
Turn around…don`t drown!

Additional information is available at:
http://www.water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=oax

&&

NEC023-143-159-262212-
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/SRPN1.1.ER.180626T0345Z.180626T0900Z.180626T1446Z.NO/
212 AM CDT Tue Jun 26 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Blue River Near Surprise.
* At 1:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.8 feet…or 0.8 feet above
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. The
river appeared to be near a crest as of 1:45 AM and should start
to fall later this morning.
* Impact…at 7.0 feet…County road 24 1/2 will begin to flood
downstream of Surprise. In addition, the city park near the gage
site begins to flood.

lood Statement
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
1154 PM CDT Mon Jun 25 2018

…The Flood Warning continues for…

Elkhorn River At Winslow affecting Dodge County.

Logan Creek Near Uehling affecting Dodge County.

Maple Creek Near Nickerson affecting Dodge County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Do not drive cars through areas where water covers the road. The
water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to pass safely.
Turn around…don`t drown!
—-
The Flood Warning continues for
The Logan Creek Near Uehling.
* At 11:15 PM Monday the stage was 18.5 feet…or 0.5 feet above
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…The creek should reach near 21.4 feet by Tuesday
evening, then fall below flood stage late Wednesday morning.
* Impact…at 21.0 feet…Overflows threaten the railroad tracks on
the west outskirts of Uehling. West Uehling would flood if the
railroad tracks were overtopped.

&&

LAT…LON 4188 9652 4188 9647 4162 9647 4162 9652
4168 9656

$$
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
1154 PM CDT Mon Jun 25 2018

…The Flood Warning continues for…

Elkhorn River At Winslow affecting Dodge County.

Logan Creek Near Uehling affecting Dodge County.

Maple Creek Near Nickerson affecting Dodge County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Do not drive cars through areas where water covers the road. The
water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to pass safely.
Turn around…don`t drown!

Additional information is available at:
http://www.water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=oax

&&

NEC053-261954-
/O.CON.KOAX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-180627T1822Z/
/NKRN1.2.ER.180625T2315Z.180626T0600Z.180627T0022Z.NO/
1154 PM CDT Mon Jun 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Maple Creek Near Nickerson.
* At 11:16 PM Monday the stage was 13.1 feet…or 1.6 feet above
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 11.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…The creek will continue rising to near 14.2 feet by
mid morning Tuesday, then fall below flood stage Tuesday night.
* Impact…at 14.0 feet…Water begins to impact the bridge at Highway
275/77 at Maple Creek.

&&

NEC053-261954-
/O.CON.KOAX.FL.W.0018.180626T0707Z-180628T1017Z/
/WLON1.3.ER.180626T0707Z.180627T0000Z.180627T1617Z.NR/
1154 PM CDT Mon Jun 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Elkhorn River At Winslow.
* until late Wednesday night…or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:45 PM Monday the stage was 16.6 feet…or 1.4 feet below
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…Rise above flood stage by after midnight tomorrow and
continue to rise to near 21.3 feet by late Tuesday afternoon.
The river should fall below flood stage by late Wednesday morning.

&&

LAT…LON 4166 9668 4168 9665 4163 9646 4146 9633
4146 9640

$$
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
1147 PM CDT Mon Jun 25 2018

…The Flood Warning continues for…

Pebble Creek At Scribner affecting Dodge County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Do not drive cars through areas where water covers the road. The
water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to pass safely.
Turn around…don`t drown!

Additional information is available at:
http://www.water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=oax

&&

NEC053-261946-
/O.CON.KOAX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SRBN1.3.ER.180625T2017Z.180626T0345Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1147 PM CDT Mon Jun 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
The Pebble Creek At Scribner.
* At 10:45 PM Monday the stage was 23.1 feet…or 5.1 feet above
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast…the creek appeared to be near a crest as of
midnight and should start to slowly fall by mid morning
Tuesday.
* Impact…at 23.0 feet…Widespread flooding affects much of the
agricultural community in the vicnity of the creek.

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