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Spring Flood Outlook for 2022

There is a below-normal risk for flooding this spring.  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. This is the final update. Click the image or link below for more details.

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(issued on 10 March, 2022 at 11:00 am)


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: