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National Weather Service -- Spring Flood Resources and Outlook for 2020

For much of the area, there is an above-normal risk for this spring.  It is too early to determine how severe the flooding could be, but the conditions already in place have elevated the flood risk. Stay informed and updated by checking this website throughout the spring flood season.  As is typically the case, the location and severity of flooding this spring will depend on the location and intensity of spring rains and thunderstorms. Below is a link to for the Spring Flood Outlook:


Spring Flood Outlook

(issued on 12 March, 2020 at 12:10pm)


Now is the time to prepare for spring flooding. If you live in, or near, a flood prone area consider buying flood insurance. For questions for media inquires about the outlook, please contact David Pearson, Service Hydrologist at 402-359-5732 or

Note that the outlooks provided by NWS Omaha address only the NWS Omaha service area of eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa.  For outlooks covering the rest of the Nebraska and Iowa, refer to the following NWS offices: