Evacuations ordered due to Omaha-area river flooding


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    UPDATE:

    The Flash Flood Warning for Fremont, Ashland, and North Bend in Nebraska has been extended until 4:45 PM CDT.


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    Flash Flood Warnings are in effect for places along the Platte River in Nebraska. Those places include: Rogers, NE; North Bend, NE; Ames, NE; Fremont, NE; Leshara, NE; Yutan, NE; Wann, NE; and Ashland, NE. On Thursday, March 14 the NWS warned that the Platte River is at or above flood stage in the areas noted above. Some voluntary evacuation orders are in effect for some of the affected areas.

    The flash flood warning is set to expire at 1:45 p.m. Central Time on Thursday, March 14.

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