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Officers in eastern Nebraska are still evacuating communities near rivers that are shedding their banks after heavy rains and massive snowmelt.
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A "bomb-cyclone" storm that thrived on the rivers as it roared all over the Midwest, along with the snowmelt spring on Sunday to bring some Midwest rivers to record levels to force the evacuation of hundreds of homes. And some areas will have more rain on Tuesday, forecasters said.

Tuesday's storm will not keep up with last week's "bomb cyclone" that triggered heavy snow, howling wind and several tornadoes, AccuWeather meteorologist Jim Andrews said. But he said it can stand up to another inch of rain in areas where there is no room for water.

"This could trigger new problems or cause problems when it targets the areas most affected by the floods," he said.

The governors of Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin have declared a state of emergency. Roads and highways were closed. Amtrak said some trains in the region were delayed and others canceled.

The Missouri River between Omaha and Kansas City could remain at record levels for the better part of this week, or almost at record levels, as outflow from flooded streams and rivers flows downstream, AccuWeather said. 19659009] The Rock River climbed its shores and flooded a house in Old Harlem Road on March 16, 2019 in Machesney Park, Illinois. "width =" 540 "data-mycapture-src =" "data-mycapture-sm-src =" "/>

The Rock River pushed its banks and flooded a house in Old Harlem Road on March 16, 2019 Machesney Park, Ill. (Photo: Scott P. Yates, AP)