Rainfall last weekend has caused considerable flooding along the Elkhorn River with levels surpassing previous records at some locations.
Records thus far (through 11 pm Tuesday 6/15/2010) include...
New record at Ewing 13.3 feet around 1 am 6/14/2010 (old record 11.3 feet)
New record at Neligh 14.7 feet around 9 am 6/14/2010 (old record 13.37 feet 5/30/1995)
New record at Norfolk 16.85 feet around 9 pm 6/15/2010 (old record 13.05 feet 5/31/1995) although a stage of 15.6 feet was observed on 3/11/49 which might have been affected by ice)
Not a record but stage as Pilger reached 13.5 feet around 730 am 6/12/2010 Second crest expected today. see Flood Warning for details
The Elkhorn River at Waterloo reached 18.7 feet around 10 pm Monday, although not a record, it was close, the old record was 19.12 feet on 3/29/1962.
All record stages with this event should be considered preliminary at this point.