Updated: 6:04 PM Potential flooding of Interstate 29 has drivers looking for alternative routes should the interstate close. Highway 75 is a logical alternative but there are problems with that option. There are already lane restrictions on the highway's north bound route.
Updated: 7:52 PM What effect will flooding in the Midwest have nationally? That's a question the railroads are not waiting to answer. They are taking steps now to protect the tracks that travel through our area. A major effort is underway just south of the metro area near Pacific Junction, Iowa.
Updated: 1:25 PM Operators at the Cooper Nuclear Station near Brownville, Nebraska are keeping an eye on the rising Missouri River. Sandbags have been prepared and stationed around the plant site in the event protective barriers are needed.
Updated: 4:00 PM Homeowners on a midtown Omaha street are proud of their front yards but won’t let their children play out back. A hillside is eroding and causing a tall privacy fence to be on shaky ground.
Updated: 2:16 PM In the event there is severe flooding, the city of Council Bluffs is asking seniors and residents with special needs to voluntarily register with the city. Registering would help emergency personnel assure the safe and timely evacuation of seniors and people with special needs who need assistance.
Updated: 6:27 PM A plea for help is answered as hundreds across the metro area are doing what they can to help stem flooding from the Missouri River. Young and old alike are answering the call to donate some of their time to help others.
Updated: 7:56 PM If what's happening 90 miles to our north is any indication, the worst flooding in our area is yet to come. People in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota a community of about 3,000 people, are seriously thinking about leaving. Water levels there are roughly two days ahead of what we can expect in the Omaha area.
Posted: 4:08 PM More rain this week and added concern about potential flooding on both sides of the Missouri River. In Council Bluffs, the river is well out of its banks and rising. Half of a lower parking lot at Harrah's Casino is under water.
Posted: 4:42 PM Will the departure of Ohio State's football coach have a ripple effect here in Nebraska? Buckeye Coach Jim Tressel resigned this morning and his exit opens the floodgates of who will be his replacement. Is this the one job Bo Pelini can't pass up?
Updated: 12:16 PM Sportsmen and women can show off their clay shooting skills at an event to support the S.A.N.D.S. program. Dave Burgess and Carl Brown were on Live at Midday to discuss the event and the locations for free junior fishing clinics.