Aerial Footage Shows Extent of Missouri River Flooding Near Omaha

Heavy rain and snow melt swelled the Missouri River on Friday, March 15, causing flooding in low-lying areas of Bellevue, Nebraska, according to the National Weather Service.

Video posted to Facebook by the Bellevue, Nebraska Police Department shows an aerial view of the Missouri River flooding. Cars and trees can be seen partially submerged in the floodwaters.

The flooding of the Missouri River on Friday impacted multiple states. High water levels near Kansas City caused road closures. In Brownville, Nebraska, flooding threatened a nuclear power facility. Credit: Bellevue (Nebraska) Police Department via Storyful