At least 37 people were rescued from the flood waters, and Nebraska National Guard Adjutant General Daryl L. Bohac received an afternoon briefing.
"Ricketts said." "As Nebraskans know, conditions can change quickly,"
Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is a state of emergency Friday for the city. The Omaha Papillion Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant shut down on Friday because of the flooding, and has been cut off.
Historic floods draw comparisons to 2011
"If you think about , 2011 Bohac said. "This is a different environment than we experienced in 2011. More complex and in some ways more dangerous."
Omaha Fire Chief Dan Olsen has the Nebraska National Guard has deployed a Black Hawk helicopter to a couple of rescues across the state. Chief Olsen has got multiple pieces of equipment, boats, helicopters, and is still used to navigate flooded roads. Along with the aerial support from the National Guard, Chief Olsen, who has been told to evacuate their homes,
Omaha rescue crews have several people suffering from hypothermia as a result of the flooding, Olsen said.
Olsen also said that while there are dive team members on standby and other emergency rescue members are being deployed.
"There comes a point where it is possible, but we can do it," he said.