nebraska flooding News

Nebraska’s Emergency Management Agency Strained by Record Floods

Nebraska state emergency officials who faced record floods this summer are now scrambling to boost their ranks with more workers to help residents recover and rebuild their communities. The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency plans to hire 17 new employees in …

Nebraska’s Counties Struggling With Post-Flood Road Repairs

Transportation problems persist on Nebraska county roads following massive floods this spring, officials said. Interstates and state roads have been cleared for use. But traffic issues continue to plague damaged bridges and unending repairs still obstruct traffic outside major metropolitan …

Omaha, Nebraska, Officials Reviewing Flood-Control Measures

Officials in the Omaha, Nebraska, area are reevaluating the city’s flood-control measures, shortly after heavy rains caused dozens of counties and cities in the state to declare a state of emergency. A flash flood event caused by heavy rain in …

Farm Bureau: Flooding-Related Ag Losses in Nebraska Nearing $1B

The Nebraska Farm Bureau president says farm and ranch losses to the devastating flooding could reach $1 billion in the state. President Steve Nelson estimates $400 million on crop losses because of crops that will be planted late _ if …