Floodwaters overwhelm one-third of Offutt; nine aircraft evacuated

Air Force Times: Offutt Air Force Base officials in Nebraska hope the floodwaters that overwhelmed one-third of the base this weekend — swamping dozens of buildings, much of the flightline, and prompting the evacuation of several aircraft — will start significantly receding by the end of the week.

Col. Michael Manion, commander of the 55th Wing at Offutt, said in a Facebook post Sunday evening that the water had remained at the same level for about 12 hours, and was not expected to rise further.

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