Before-and-After Images Show Ongoing Flood Disaster in Nebraska and Iowa – The Weather Channel

Historic Flooding Continues Throughout the Plains and Midwest

Disastrous flooding is gripping parts of the Plains and Midwest, inundating towns and damaging infrastructure. These before-and-after images give a view of what some of the hardest-hit locations in Nebraska and Iowa are dealing with.

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Below you can see how the Spencer Dam on the Niobrara River south of Spencer, Nebraska, was destroyed on Thursday.

(Before image: Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts | After image: Nebraska.gov)

Floodwaters then surged down the Niobrara River toward the town of Niobrara, Nebraska.

In this photo you can see how a bridge was destroyed over Highway 12 west of the town. The white arrow shows how the bridge was swept a short distance downstream.

(Before image: Google Earth | After image: Nebraska.gov)

Next is another photo of Highway 12 which was also damaged just west of Niobrara, Nebraska.

(Before image: Google | After image: Ben Sasse/Twitter)

This aerial photo shows flooding from the Missouri River spilling into Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha, Nebraska.

(Before image: Google Earth | After image: 55th Wing Commander)

Flooding in the town of Valley, Nebraska, located just west of Omaha, is seen in this next photo.

(Before image: Google Earth | After image: Ben Sasse/Twitter)

Here’s another view of flooding in the town of Valley, Nebraska.

(Before image: Google Earth | After image: Nebraska.gov)

Severe flooding from the Missouri River has inundated parts of Fremont County, Iowa. These next two photos show the town of Bartlett which is along Interstate 29.

(Before image: Google Earth | After Image: Fremont County Iowa EMA/Facebook)

(Before image: Google Earth | After Image: Fremont County Iowa EMA/Facebook)

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