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Historical flooding kills three, hundreds of homes in the Midwest



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8. March 2019, 3:53 AM GMT

To Alex Johnson

Heavy rain and melting snow that rolled over the Missouri River Hundreds of families were evicted from their homes in the Midwest and became the base of the US Strategic Command forced to drastically reduce Sunday's operations.

At least three people are at what the National Weather Service calls the "National Weather Service. Large and historic river floods" along sections of the Missouri and Mississippi.

Nebraska state emergency services officials said a 50-year-old farmer He was carried away on Thursday when he helped someone flee a vehicle in flood water, saying that an elderly resident also died in ascending waters after refusing to leave home, and more details were not immediately available.

In Iowa, Aleido Rojas Galan (55) died after being sunk in floodwaters in Riverton City on Friday, said Fremont County Sheriff's Office.

Flood warnings and warnings remained in effect Sunday night across East -Nebraska, southern Wisconsin and parts of Iowa. The National Meteorological Service said that the floods are likely h will continue on Wednesday throughout the region.

The Missouri River reached 30.2 feet (30.2 feet) in Fremont County, southwestern Iowa on Sunday, breaking the record 2 feet (2 feet) from Bartlett and Thurman. On the Platte River near North Bend, northwest of Omaha, Nebraska, a dam was broken on Sunday afternoon. The authorities urged all residents to move immediately to higher elevations.


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