FLOOD UPDATE: NWS issues flash flood emergency in Fremont

Published: Mar. 16, 2019 at 9:41 AM CDT
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Below are the latest flooding and weather-related reports throughout the region for Saturday, March 16:

9:07 a.m. -- A levee failure has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood emergency for Fremont and a flash flood warning southeastern Dodge County, according to a NWS alert: "A levee breach on the northwest side of town along the Platte River has failed which will cause flash flooding shortly of the immediately surrounding areas. Residents are urged to move to higher ground now."

1:44 a.m. -- East Mission Avenue/Mills County H10 Toll River Bridge, south of Offutt AFB, has closed, according to a tweet from NWS Omaha.

1:04 a.m. -- NSP tweets that the Platte River is now running over the Highway 75 bridge north of Plattsmouth.

12:17 a.m. -- Nebraska State Patrol investigations unit reports part of Highway 275/92/Center Street, near the Elkhorn River, has washed away.

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