The "bomb cyclone" slammed the central US with hurricane-like winds and blizzard conditions this week, leaving its tracks heavy rains and flooding.
In a news conference Friday, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said the state has been flooded in almost every region.
Nebraska rescue teams have been pulling trapped residents out of flood waters since Thursday.
James Wilke, a Columbus farmer, got a call to assist a stranger, and never came home. According to CNN affiliate KMTV, a close friend posted on social media about his last moments.
"Yes," Jodi L. Hefti wrote on Facebook.
"CNN affiliates KOLN and."
CNW affiliates KOLN and KGIN reported the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency confirmed a flood-related fatality in Platte County. The mayor of columbus so told the affiliate station that person a farmer on a tractor out to rescue someone from the flood waters.
Crews around Platte Valley were resident from King Lake when they were so stuck.
Continued flood warnings
"Anyone with interests along impacted river should monitor / take action," the weather service said.
Many central Iowa rivers may see moderate flooding into the next week from the rain and snowmelt runoff, the weather service said. A flood warning for northern and central parts of Iowa has been published as "local creeks and streams, as well as the main river branches are running high," according to the weather service.