Water covering many Nebraska roads

Local News

Areas of Nebraska are dealing with evacuations. it’s a very dangerous day for much of Siouxland.

KCAU 9 had been trying to get to Homer, Nebraska from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday. They were not able to make it to Homer because many back roads were completely covered in water.

The water on many back roads was way past 12 inches of water. Twelve inches of water is enough to make a small vehicle float away. 

That’s why authorities say it’s better to “turn around, don’t drown.” Half of all flood-related deaths are due to vehicles driving through standstill water on many roads.

If there is no other way to your destination authorizes advice waiting it out to ensure everyone’s safety. 

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Trending Stories