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Record Flooding In Many Parts of Nebraska And Iowa | KTIC Radio

Record Flooding In Many Parts of Nebraska And Iowa

Record Flooding In Many Parts of Nebraska And Iowa

Record amounts of flooding have been recorded the past week in Nebraska and Iowa. Here’s a historical perspective from the National Weather Service:

NWS Omaha/Valley, NE River Forecast Points that Have Exceeded Records During the
Historic Flood of 2019 (Last Updated: 300 am CST 3/17/2019, 16 preliminary new records)

Missouri River
PTMN1, Plattsmouth, prelim 40.62, previous record 36.73 6/3/2011
NEBN1, Nebraska City, prelim 30.15, previous record 28.27, 6/28/2011
BRON1, Brownville, prelim 45.73, previous record 44.79 6/23/2011
Platte River
LESN1, Leshara, prelim 12.63, previous record 11.84 2/9/1996
ASLN1, Ashland, prelim 24.35, previous record 23.05 2/20/1997
LOUN1, Louisville, prelim 13.75, previous record 12.45 3/30/1960
Elkhorn River
WTRN1, Waterloo, prelim 24.63, previous record 19.12 3/29/1962
North Fork of the Elkhorn River
PRCN1, Pierce, prelim 17.56, previous record 15.10 2/19/1971
Big Blue River
CRTN1, Crete, prelim 30.68, previous record 29.86 7/3/1986
Logan Creek
UEHN1, Uehling, prelim 21.16, previous record 20.86 2/20/1997
Pebble Creek
SRBN1, Scribner, prelim 30.82, previous record 24.48 8/5/1996
Wahoo Creek
ASNN1, Ashland, prelim 21.35, previous record 20.50 6/15/1991
Little Sioux River
TURI4, Turin, prelim 25.44, previous record 27.44 2/19/1971
Boyer River
LGNI4, Logan, prelim 25.46, previous record 25.22 3/1/1965
West Nishnabotna River
RDPI4, Randolph, prelim 24.97, previous record 24.60 3/5/1949
Nodaway River
ICLI4, Clarinda, prelim 31.34, previous record 26.61 6/5/2008


Some of the highways still closed according to Nebraska 511 as of 8 am Sunday include:

Highway 32 from West Point west to Nebraska 15.
Sections of Highway 32 west of Oakland.
Highway 275 north of Scribner to Hooper.
Highway 275 Fremont to Omaha.
Highway 77 north of Winslow at Nickerson and at Fremont
Nebraska 94 Waltill to Pender
91 Fonanelle to Blair
Nebraska 36 from Highway 275 to North 240th
Highway 64 from 77 to west of Leshara

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