OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Today Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts surveyed flooding near Kearney and shared aerial footage of the damage.
He also held a press conference, talking about what he saw and what's next in relief efforts.
Kearney Police and officials are currently in the process of surveying the damage and giving aid to those in need.
Members of KPD, @CityofKearney building officials are currently evaluating the hotel district at Talmadge. Once it is safe, we are coordinating a shuttle for those displaced from the hotels. We will continue to provide updates. Talmadge is closed west of 2nd. #KearneyFlood2019 pic.twitter.com/XYPTE5Da0g— Kearney Police Dept (@KearneyPolice) July 10, 2019
Talmadge west of 2nd Ave is closed. We understand the need to access vehicles and property, however at this time the hotels are not safely accessible. Your cooperation and patience is greatly appreciated. Email questions to email@example.com #KearneyFlood2019 pic.twitter.com/7v6qBP6rw3— Kearney Police Dept (@KearneyPolice) July 10, 2019
We’re always happy to assist our friends @NEStatePatrol @NSP_TroopC accessing the Troop office to assess flood damage. It’s a small favor, in return for the support they’ve shown @KearneyPolice @CityofKearney. #KearneyFlood2019 pic.twitter.com/buZC5kTibW— Chief Bryan Waugh (@ChiefWaughKPD) July 10, 2019
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