Deadly, Historic Flooding Swamps Plains, Midwest; Preparations Made to Shut Down Missouri River Nuclear Power Plant

State of Emergency in Three States Due to Flooding
  • Along the rising Missouri River.
  • A, in the north-central Nebraska.
  • The National Weather Service t
  • A Nebraska farmer was killed trying to rescue a stranded motorist.

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In Nebraska, the rising Missouri River mean officials Nuclear Plant. t in the town of Brownville, according to Omaha World-Herald reporter Nancy Gaarder.

Mark Becker, spokesman for the Nebraska t, will have to be shut down.

Becker noted that when children sit down, NPPD

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After extensive surveying, from Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said in the last half-century. "

"Even when we were away from the water system," he added.

River continues to rise in Darlington, Wisconsin, Thursday, March 14, 2019. T

(Dave Kettering / Telegraph Herald via AP)

In Sarpy County, Nebraska, where floodwaters compromised, a hundred people along the coast

The U.S. Coast Guard closed All traffic from 50 miles south of Omaha, Nebraska, to St. Joseph Missouri.

, Part of Union Dike in Valley, Nebraska, t reportedly failed Friday, triggering and flash flood emergency. Residents in the area. T

NWS Hastings. T

An unidentified Nebraska farmer killed Thursday after the tractor t, the Omaha World-Herald reported. One incident at Columbus near Columbus in eastern Nebraska.

Meanwhile, Ericson Dam in north-central Nebraska is a high risk of failing, according to a report by the NWS.

Officials in Boone County, downstream from the imminent failureBoone County News reported. t

On Thursday, N / A t Workers inside the building, Becker told the newspaper. The failure of the river.

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The Knox County Sheriff's Office t

The Nebraska State Patrol tweeted a photo that saw a bridge on Highway 281 over the Nr.

Senior meteorologist Jon Erdman. These include eight locations in Iowa and Nebraska, two in South Dakota and one in Wisconsin. At the Brown River, Missouri.

Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin.


Just before 11 a.m. Thursday, the residents of Hornick in the West by the West Sioux River.

.., Catie Newman told the Des Moines Register.

Sheriff's deputies and firefighters went door-to-door warning the residents, the Sioux City Journal reported.

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Newman, who is disaster response to the United States, about 30 miles southeast of Sioux City. "Many of the fields are filled with water. T

"Really can say" "" "" "" "" ""

To the north of Hornick, the town of Moville.

Flooding closed closed number of Interstate 29, the Associated Press reported.

It is also reported. T Parts of the city were already underwater.


Five firefighters and two rescue divers in the Dodge County near the Elkhorn River. One firefighter, who has been in the frigid water for more than the hour, the Omaha World-Herald reported.

Plattsmouth residents were not available after the floods from the Missouri River. The children was shut down and a water emergency declared, WOWT-TV reported.

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24,000 residents in Norfolk was lifted; the day's levee system "neared its top," city officials said. News Channel Nebraska reported. T

Ten people who were trapped on Channel Road in Norfolk, and rescue crews t Floodwaters caused a bridge to collapse on Highway 13 in nearby Hadar, Nebraska, News Channel Nebraska also said.

Earlier Thursday, people were rescued from cabins along the Platte River in Yutan.

A hospital and nursing home were evacuated in Genoa after the Loup River overtopped Nebraska reported.

The Nebraska State Patrol was reported. There are "no safe evacuation routes."

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Residents at the Plate River from Schuyler to Ashland were told to evacuate at 11 a.m., the Omaha World-Herald reported. Because of the ice breakup ice.

"Dustin Wilcox, told the World-Herald."

Highways 30 and 36, were the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Water rescues were taking place in Arlington, Blair, Fort Calhoun and Kennard.

County Court of Ireland Mary Ann Borgeson "You need to evacuate."


Floodwaters forced the closure of Interstate 29 Friday from Rockport to the Iowa state line.

Officials in Holt County in Northwest Missouri t Dozens of roads.

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A woman who drops to the swift moving t, the St. Louis Post Dispatch reported. The woman, who did not see her when she went off. She was in the water. T

"It was pretty miraculous". T


In southwestern Wisconsin, there are many roads in the town of Darlington that were cut off by floodwaters on Friday. Homes and businesses tbuildings cafe t, according to WMTV.

"Susanne Chambers, owner of the Pizza Pantry, told WMTV." "What we have to do next."

Some Brown County residents, including some of the floods along the River East., according to NBC26.


An estimated 1,000 residents at a mobile home park in Jordan were urged to evacuate reported on. t Involved in the risk involved.

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A semi truck and trailer the road by floodwaters Thursday, March 13, 2019, in Arlington, Nebraska. (Ryan Soderlin / Omaha World-Herald via AP)


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