Heavy rain continued to cause problems in Cuming and neighboring counties Monday afternoon.
KTIC Radio had measured over 6 inches of rain by midday.
8 inches had fallen in other areas near West Point. Fields along Highway 32 between West Point and Oakland resembled small lakes.
Water-filled ditches are a common sight. As the Elk Horn and other rivers and streams continue to rise, lowland flooding is increasing.
On West Points’ western edge near the Elk Horn, water covers many residential properties. Pumps struggle to keep the water from rising more.
The Missouri River is swelling at Sioux City, where flood warnings are posted. Check before you drive into any of the areas in northeast Nebraska and western Iowa as road closings are possible at any time.
Portions of highways such as 275, 32 and 77 in the West Point area may have water over them due to relentless rains, which are forecast to end later tonight.