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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Omaha, Nebraska, flooding news

Rain the wild card in flooding
By Nancy Gaarder and David Hendee
Rainfall remains the wild card when it comes to worsening flooding along the Missouri River.
The river is so choked with water that worst-case scenarios are pointless to discuss, top officials of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have said.
“One thing that we've deliberately avoided here is talking about ‘What's the worst case?' Nobody knows what's the worst case,'' said Brig. Gen. John R. McMahon. “There's a ‘most likely' case and a ‘most dangerous' case. Those two scenarios keep evolving as we go through this.''

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