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Seward County Emergency Management - Nebraska
Sunday August 20th, 2017 :: 07:58 p.m. CDT


Flood Warning until 01:00PM Tuesday

...The Flood Warning continues for... Big Blue River Near Surprise affecting Butler County. Big Blue River Near Seward affecting Seward County. Big Blue River Near Crete affecting Saline County. Lincoln Creek Near Seward affecting Seward County. The Flood Warning continues for The Lincoln Creek Near Seward.

* At 6:45 PM Sunday the stage was 16.4 feet...or 1.4 feet above flood stage.

* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.6 feet by early Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday evening.

* 17.0 feet...Continuous flooding continues across the lowlands with some county roads inundated by flood waters. Access to the gage from the east floods. &&



Do not drive cars through areas where water covers the road. The water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to pass safely. Turn around...don`t drown! Additional information is available at:

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Seward County Emergency Management - Nebraska
322 S 14th St
Seward, NE 68434

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 402-643-4722

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Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Warning

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