New Missouri River level records set at Brownville

BROWNVILLE - The road to the "Spirit of Brownville" and a nearby house were submerged in water Sunday afternoon, but the rest of the southeast Nebraska town seems to be spared by flooding from the Mis... Read More

Plattsmouth urged to conserve tap water

 Plattsmouth residents are being urged to conserve tap water, the city's administrator said Sunday. The city's water treatment and wastewater treatment plants are shut down due to flooding. The city is getting about two-thirds of its... Read More

In Plattsmouth as the river rises: tired, dry and sandbagging to save downtown

PLATTSMOUTH — Blue sky and sweet sun beamed over Plattsmouth, a city whose rivers have become lakes. The cool, late-winter Saturday belied 48 hours of worry in town and flooding around it. By Saturday afternoon, city leaders... Read More

Flooding continues to ravage parts of Nebraska, Iowa; communities brace as water heads downstream

Let Fremont be a warning. Floodwaters there cut off all roads in and out of town starting Friday. Two levees were breached Saturday. So residents know all too well about washed-out roads. They heard the flash flood warnings bl... Read More

Drone footage shows flooding at Brownville, Nebraska

BROWNVILLE - A flood warning remains in effect for the Missouri River at Brownville, Nebraska and all along the river in southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri until next weekend. Chip Johnson, Auburn, shot drone footage of ... Read More

Peru shutting water services off. College closing until further notice

PERU - Officials at Peru State College have closed the campus and cancelled classes on Monday - and perhaps longer - due to the flooding threat and the city's water treatment plant being flooded. In an email to students and faculty, the college is... Read More

Levee failures trigger flash flood warnings across the region

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued flash flood warnings due to levee failures in northeast Nemaha County, western Fremont County and southwestern Mills Counties. Law enforcement reported two breaches in the levee on the Missouri Rive... Read More

PLATTSMOUTH - Several employees from OFC/Schmidt Trucking gathered Saturday morning on Bay Road north of Plattsmouth for a mission to get equipment out of their flooded offices. The company was able to remove several vehicles, trailers and e... Read More

Aerial Photographs Of Flood At Nebraska City Dock

NEBRASKA CITY – The Missouri River crested at 29.8 feet early Saturday morning and is forecast to fall below flood stage seven days from now. Chris Richardson provided these aerial photographs of the Nebraska City dock area at sunrise Saturday. ... Read More

Peru State students, community volunteer in flood relief effort Friday

PERU, NE - Community members, Peru State students, faculty and staff filled sandbags during the day Friday as the Missouri River continues to rise. More than 120 students and a total of 160 volunteers contributed to the effort. "We were jus... Read More

Big Lake Evacuated As Flood Water Flanks Rulo, Power Plants

  BIG LAKE, Mo. – Soggy road conditions hampered Friday’s evacuation of Big Lake, where major flooding is expected. The Holt County Sheriff's Office issued the alert Friday morning as water began topping near Rulo. The river rea... Read More