Fremont County Emergency Management
 

Mike Crecelius
Emergency Management Director      
2014 290th Avenue
Sidney, Iowa 51652          
712-374-3355 or 712-313-0182                                                                                                                                
FAX: 712-374-2122                                                                                                                                                  
mcrecelius@co.fremont.ia.us


Fremont County Road Closures

Effective July 23, 2018:

J-34 (Baseline Road), will be closed for the replacement of a bridge just East of L-31 (Percival Road).
This is expected to be a 4 month Project.      

L575 Highway 2 Bridge Levee Setback Project:
185th Avenue from St Highway 2 to 2515 185th Avenue.
250th Street from 1864 250th Street to 185th Avenue.

Bridge Closures

Imogene Bridge on Brooklyn Drive

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USGS River Data

Missouri River

Rulo         Brownville         Nebraska City         Plattsmouth         Omaha

Nishnabotna River

Hamburg         Riverton E          Riverton W         Red Oak        Randolph         Atlantic         Hancock

NOAA Hydrologic Prediction Center
 
Missouri River                                                                                                                       Nishnabotna River

Brownville         Nebraska City         Omaha                                  Hamburg         Riverton West         Randolph         Riverton East         Red Oak


Alert Iowa Statewide Messaging System 

Alert Iowa is a statewide mass notification and emergency messaging system. The system can be used by state and local authorities to quickly disseminate emergency information to residents in counties that utilize the system.
 The system is available, free of charge, to all counties, however, they are not required to use the system. Only 15 of Iowa's 99 counties are not using Alert Iowa. 

 Alert Iowa will allow citizens to sign up for the types of alerts they would like to receive. The best way to receive messages is via text message. Messages may contain photo, video and audio attachments to help subscribers
 better understand the situation at hand, or where to find additional information.

Questions should be directed to the Fremont County Emergency Management Office, 712-374-3355 or by email at mcrecelius@co.fremont.ia.us.

Be Ready Iowa

State and local emergency management officials, along with the National Weather Service, stress the continued need and
importance of education and preparedness for severe weather that may affect Iowans. Knowing what to do in advance can
help prevent unnecessary panic and confusion when severe weather does strike. Learn the warning signals used in your
community and put together an emergency supply kit that includes a flashlight, battery operated radio, extra batteries, and
simple first aid items in a waterproof container. See www.BeReadyIowa.org, for more information on how to create a
family emergency plan and supply kit. 

For more information about severe weather preparedness, Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division
at 515-725-3231 or visit www.BeReadyIowa.org.

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster
preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills,
such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the
training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their
neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available
to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more
active role in emergency preparedness projects in their community.

          Visit https://www.ready.gov/citizen-corps for a complete description of CERT.

           For more information email mcrecelius@co.fremont.ia.us or call 1-712-374-3355

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