Flood warnings issued along Tittabawasse and Saginaw rivers for this weekenda

TOP STORY: From too much snow to too much rain?

TOP STORY: From too much snow to too much rain?

The river was at 28 feet by 9 a.m. Friday, and expected to continue to rise to near 33.5 feet by Tuesday, according to the weather service. Officials were planning to place coal ash on the ice to help it melt and allow the rivers to recede once the natural and temporary dams were removed, but the jams broke up on their own before that plan was set into motion. Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

Moderate to major river flooding across parts of the MS and Missouri river valleys may also persist into the weekend.

Flooding along this portion of the Missouri River has already neared or surpassed record levels.

Moderate flooding is expected along the Tittabawassee River in Midland County when it crests around 27 feet on Saturday morning. The flooding has sparked dozens of road closures and several evacuations in Missouri, Wisconsin and Minnesota as well.

The Union County Emergency Management says residents along the Missouri River should try to secure their property and prepare to evacuate. "There's been a little bit more of that this year, in terms of spring flood potential", Clarksville Mayor Jo Anne Smiley said.

The Grand River Conservation Authority is issuing the following combined Flood Warning/Flood Watch message, which replaces Flood Message #3.

The late winter "bomb cyclone" that stunned more than 25 states with snow, rain and wind has caused flooding that is threatening the operational safety of a nuclear power plant in southeast Nebraska. The flooding was the worst in nearly a decade in places. His cousin, Paul Wilke, told the Columbus Telegram that James Wilke's body was found downstream. In eastern Nebraska, at least one person is dead and two others are missing. Officials said a Norfolk man was seen on top of his flooded auto late Thursday before being swept away in the water, and another man was swept away by waters when a dam collapsed on the Niobrara River.

The flood information service has issued a "Flooding is possible - be prepared" warning for the River Roch and the River Beal following anticipated heavy rainfall on Saturday 16 March. In its wake, he said, water was "rising swiftly".

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