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Vice President Pence To Visit Nebraska Amid Record Floods

A tyrannise channel is flooded with H2O from a Platte River in Plattsmouth, Neb., after record high floodwaters flooded regions of a Midwest following an heated winter charge and fast snowmelt.

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A tyrannise channel is flooded with H2O from a Platte River in Plattsmouth, Neb., after record high floodwaters flooded regions of a Midwest following an heated winter charge and fast snowmelt.

Nati Harnik/AP

As floodwaters start to recede, Vice President Pence announced in a tweet that he will revisit Nebraska on Tuesday to take batch of a devastation.

His revisit comes as 74 cities, 65 counties and 4 genealogical areas have announced states of puncture in Nebraska, according to a Nebraska Emergency Management Agency.

Water submerged vast swaths of a state, as good as Iowa, South Dakota and Wisconsin, depredation farms and swamping homes. At slightest 4 people have been killed and hundreds of others have been displaced.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that Pence will be assimilated by Gov. Pete Ricketts of Nebraska and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds.

Steve Hespen, a policeman of Dodge County, Neb., told NPR that several levies were breached in a segment he patrols after a “bomb cyclone” poured torrents of sleet opposite a region, compounded with snowmelt stuffing rivers and streams.

“I’ve lived in this area of Dodge County and Fremont all my life and this is a misfortune inundate conditions that I’ve ever encountered,” Hespen said.

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Article source: https://www.npr.org/2019/03/19/704737942/nebraska-floods-74-cities-65-counties-declare-state-of-emergency

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