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(issued on 9 March 2023 at 9:00 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 or 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 Nebraska and Iowa, refer to the following NWS offices: