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By LuAnn Schindler

Area remains in flood watch until Monday


February 25, 2021

National Weather Service

A flood watch remains in effect through Monday. Antelope County is included in the watch, as flooding may occur near the Elkhorn River.

Antelope County remains in a flood watch through Monday.

Ice jams may cause flooding along the Elkhorn River, according to the National Weather Service, based in Valley.

Areas along the Loup and Platte River basins may also experience flooding. Counties listed in the watch include Antelope, Madison, Stanton, Cuming, Platte, Colfax, Dodge, Washington, Butler, Saunders, Douglas, Sarpy and Cass.

According to the NWS, rising temperatures predicted through the weekend will continue to melt snow. Extra water, combined with thinning of river ice, may case break-ups and ice jams.

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