The ice jams along the Platte River that caused flooding south of Schuyler and on Fremont's south end have cleared, and floodwaters are continuing to recede.
An ice jam along the Platte River south of Schuyler caused the flooding of a stretch of Nebraska Highway 15, which remained closed Friday afternoon.
Observers will be keeping a close on eye how fast the ice melts on rivers in eastern Nebraska as daytime temperatures rise.
The city of Fremont experienced some flooding about 5 a.m. Saturday because of ice jams, and a flood warning has been issued from Fremont to Ashland.
LOUP CITY, Neb. (AP) - An ice jam is causing minor flooding near Loup City in central Nebraska's Sherman County, the National Weather Service said.
A road south of Schuyler, Nebraska, that had been damaged by March flooding will fully reopen Monday, the Nebraska Department of Transportation has announced.
An official with the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District said the NRD believes the danger has passed. Barring something unforeseen, it’s unlikely that significant ice jam flooding will occur along the lower Platte again this season.
The levee has been shored up and dynamiting is planned to battle the Platte ice jam.
Authorities have declared an emergency along the Platte River because an ice jam along the Saunders and Douglas County line threatens to flood…
Minor flooding has been occurring in some of the usual spots along the Platte River system in Nebraska as bitterly cold weather causes ice to form and water to back up.
An ice jam along the Platte River in south-central Nebraska has pushed the river out of its banks in areas where lowland flooding typically occurs.