OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood emergency due to a surge of water resulting from an ice jam break up. Residents need to evacuate now along the areas pictured in below tweet.
Update 1:45 p.m. - A flash flood warning will continue for Fremont, Ashland and North Bend until 4:45 p.m. according to the the National Weather Service's latest tweet:
Flash Flood Warning continues for Fremont NE, Ashland NE, North Bend NE until 4:45 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/mn9NBXF8UC— NWS Omaha (@NWSOmaha) March 14, 2019
ATTENTION! This is a Flash Flood Emergency for areas along the Platte River for a wave/surge of water traveling down the river due to a recent ice jam breakup. Residents along the river need to evacuate now!— NWS Omaha (@NWSOmaha) March 14, 2019