Missouri River Raises To Record Flooding At Nebraska City



NEBRASKA CITY – The National Weather Service’s hydrograph for the Missouri River at Nebraska City indicates record flooding at Nebraska City.

The record of 2011 was set at 28.3 feet, but gauges are indicating 28.9 feet at 8:30 a.m. today.

Water is at the top of the federal levee on the Iowa side and is inches from overtopping the “super berm” built to protect Highway 2 between Nebraska City and Interstate 29.
Heartland Coop crews have moved equipment to higher ground and citizens are working this morning to clear out a storage building near First Street.

A crest of 29.6 feet if forecast, which would be more than a foot above the record high.

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