The Grand River Conservation Authority has issued a combined flood warning and watch across its watershed with mild temperatures expected on Thursday and Friday. While additional rises are not expected to be massive, the river may not crest until Saturday or Sunday in this area.
NPPD said its workers have filled sandbags along the river levee and procured other materials and supplies for flood protection.
Midland city officials say Emerson Park, Dublin Avenue, West St. Andrews Road, Currie Parkway, Pomranky Road, St. Charles Street and Poseyville Road likely will be under water this weekend.
"This is a Flash Flood Emergency for the area around the Platte River from Schuler to Ashland and is a particularly risky situation". Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further updates as necessary.
Grand River (City of Brantford and Six Nations): Flows are expected to peak in the Grand River through the City of Brantford on Friday evening.
Some roads closed due to flooding
On Friday, the National Weather Service office in Omaha, Nebraska, was forced to evacuate due to river flooding.
Waters rise Thursday on the Elkhorn River south of Arlington, Nebraska.
Along with the Perry area, locations where flooding is possible include West Des Moines, Urbandale, Clive, Waukee, Grimes, Adel, Guthrie Center, Stuart, Dallas Center, Earlham, Granger, Panora, De Soto, Woodward, Van Meter, Jordan Creek town Center, Lake Panorama, Redfield and Adair. The city is now working to bolster levees. Thousands of homes and businesses were still without power Friday in Colorado, mostly in the Denver area, although crews worked throughout the day to restore electricity. Flooding, hail and strong winds also were reported in parts of the two states. Flood coordinators are advised to monitor conditions due to the increased potential for ice jams and prepare to warn residents as needed. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads.