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Sun Mar 17, 2019, 11:34 AM

4. My family is good, but we are 10 minutes drive from towns that are currently underwater.

For the past two days, Fremont, NE has essentially been cut off. Valley and Waterloo (these are all towns just to the west and north of Omaha) are completely or partially under water. Further south, on the Iowa side, dikes have been breached and lowlands are flooding. Columbus Nebraska has been badly hit by flooding, and the article talks about the Niobrara on the north side of the state. The good news is that no rain is in the immediate forecast; the worst of the ice damming is gone, and most of our snow has melted. The bad news is that water levels are high; more rain is predicted later in the month, and snow has yet to melt in Montana and the Dakotas. Water is being released into the Missouri from Gavins Point Dam in Yankton - so this could be an on-again/off-again issue for a while.

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