Sarpy Flood Monitoring

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Sounds like Fremont Rural FD and City FD might be doing some evacuations soon.
154.415 PL 141.3
Rural FD is requesting City FD's dive team and rescue for help with evacuations
Ridge RD and Military Ave area for staging.
They are asking for Mutual aid from Cedar Bluffs FD for a 6X6 and man power.
People are calling 911 requesting evacuation from the Big Island area.
Cedar Bluffs is contacting Fremont Rural and City FDs on 39.9
 
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I just copied a NAWAS broadcast issuing warnings downstream, in the Brownville/Rulo area. Sounds like things might get bad down that way next.
 

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This just in from the NWS.

...FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR AN ICE JAM AND SNOW MELT IN
SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON...NORTHEASTERN DODGE AND CENTRAL CUMING
COUNTIES UNTIL 1230 AM CST...

AT 645 PM CST...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT AN ICE
JAM ON THE ELKHORN RIVER NEAR CROWELL AT THE JUNCTION OF HIGHWAY 275
AND HIGHWAY 91 BROKE FREE AROUND 620 PM. SPOTTERS HAVE REPORTED THAT
A 5 MILE LONG ICE FLOW WAS MOVING DOWN THE ELKHORN RIVER AND MAY
CAUSE FLUCTUATIONS OF 1 TO 3 FEET AS IT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION
DOWNSTREAM OF CROWELL...ESPECIALLY IN THE SCRIBNER AND HOPPER AREAS.

POINTS FURTHER UPSTREAM IN CUMING COUNTY AND DOWNSTREAM IN DODGE AND
AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES SHOULD REMAIN VERY AWARE OF FLUCTUATIONS IN
RIVER LEVELS DUE TO THE ICE ACTION. A SIGNIFICANT ICE JAM REMAINS IN
PLACE NEAR WEST POINT. HIGHWAY 32 REMAINS CLOSED WEST OF WEST
POINT...AND HIGHWAY 275 REMAINS CLOSED IN SOME LOCATIONS BETWEEN
HOOPER AND WEST POINT.
 
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