Rainfall Surpasses Releases From Gavins Point

SIDNEY – Fremont County Emergency Management reports this morning that Highway 2 is still not open.

A Facebook post indicates that while Gavins Point dam is releasing 55,000 cubic feet per second, there is 109,000 cubic feet per second passing at Nebraska City. That means 54,000 cfs is coming from tributaries from recent rain.

The releases at Gavin’s Point Dam are scheduled to stay at 55,000 cfs  through May 20.


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