Heavy rains cause flooding in Schuyler

Torrential rain and overflowing rivers wreaked havoc and heartache this weekend.

Now the Governor's office is reporting even more flood damage in Schuyler, Nebraska. And the flooding isn't going away any time soon, officials project homes along the Platte River should expect flooding for a couple of weeks.

Towns like Waterloo are in danger of seeing flooding. Heavy rains last week caused river banks to swell.

Remember, you may not be able to your usual route when driving in north-central and north-east Nebraska due to road closures because of flooding or bridges that have been washed out. Be prepared to take an alternate route, and plan on extra time to get to your destination.

Stay tuned to Channel 8 Eyewitness News for the latest on the flooding.

Pictures courtesy of Veronica A. Nepper.