In Pictures: An aerial view of flooding in Dodge & Douglas Counties

FREMONT – It’s hard to appreciate the total amount of flooding throughout the area, until you see it from the sky

Ron Vlach took his plane into the air this morning with Walnut Radio’s Chris Walz in tow. The mission? To show the seriousness of the flooding in our area and to stress the importance of obeying all evacuation orders – whether they’re mandatory or voluntary – before you become trapped.

Shot of Valmont , looking southwest. Flooding occurring at Blue Water and Valmont property.
Shot back toward Fremont , down Old Highway 275 from Valmont to the west.


Shot back toward Fremont, down Old Highway 275 from Valmont to the west.
Aerial shot of an ice jam still stuck on the Platte, looking west , just west of the Timberwood area.
Aerial shot from the South west, looking at Riverview Shores lake, just west of North Bend.
Aerial shot of flooding in North Bend. Looking back to the Southwest.
Aerial shot of the Platte looking down on Old Highway 275 toward Valmont.
Shot of the Concrete plant on Old Highway 275, just about a mile west of Valmont. Looking North.
Aerial shot of the Platte River Bridge on South Highway 77. Looking Northwest upstream.
Aerial shot of flooding with Nickerson in the upper left corner.
Aerial shot of Nickerson. Looking north.
Aerial Shot of Nickerson. Looking down Highway 91 to east, toward the Elkhorn river bridge on 91.
Aerial Shot of Winslow, looking to the north.
Aerial Shot of Timberwood Estates, just west of Lake Ventura. Looking South.
Aerial shot of Lake Ventura entrance. Water running over the road at the entrance in the upper left of the picture.
Shot looking back toward Hormel, Fremont Beef and the new Lincoln Premium Poultry complex.