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Sarpy Co. warning to residents & "sight-seers" near Platte

Posted: 2:59 PM, Mar 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-14 15:59:40-04
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OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Sarpy County is advising all residents near the Platte River to prepare to evacuate at a "moment's notice. "

They are also warning "sight-seers to avoid the Platte River and other flooded or potentially flooded areas. People in the area could be cited."

Additional advisement include:

  • Called the Nebraska Humane Society if you have animals or livestock that you need help evacuating
  • Check road conditions before traveling for closures. You can do so at https://lb.511.nebraska.gov//nelb/
  • Don't attempt to drive through flood waters
  • Call Nebraska State Patrol if you need motorist assistance at *55 or 9-1-1
  • Non-emergency calls can be made at 402-593-4132