OMAHA, Neb. (FOX 42 KPTM) —
The Nebraska Department of Transportation says Nebraska is encountering significant flooding across the State.
NDOT says that melting snow coupled with rain has created flooding in many parts of Nebraska, especially in the northcentral and northeast Nebraska.
NDOT is advising motorists to not travel in northcentral and northeast Nebraska.
This is a rapidly evolving event as flooding continues to increase causing water to run over multiple roadways.
NDOT offers the following tips:
They are also advising people to plan their travel by checking 511 prior to leaving for your destination.
NDOT says 511 provides the most up to date travel conditions available through 511, Nebraska’s Advanced Traveler Information System.
The system is available at all times online by clicking here, Nebraska 511’s smartphone app or by dialing 511.