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On Friday evening, President Donald J. Trump sent out a tweet about severe weather slamming the Midwest.

Trump tweeted, “Just spoke w/[Gov. Peter Ricketts (R-Neb.)]. The people of Nebraska & across the Midwest, especially the Farmers & Ranchers, are feeling the impacts from severe weather. The first responders & emergency response teams have done a great job dealing w/ record flooding, high winds, & road closures.”

USATODAY.COM published the following information about the storms:

Days of heavy rain and snowmelt brought historic flooding to the Upper Midwest on Friday. The floods have left one man dead, threatened a Nebraska dam and nuclear power plant, and halted traffic on the Missouri River.

The situation has prompted evacuations in Wisconsin, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota.

The article goes on to state the following:

Heavy rain was courtesy of the massive “bomb cyclone” that battered the central United States this week with heavy snow, howling winds and several tornadoes. Rain and melting snow from the storm have already produced record high water levels along portions of the Boyer and Floyd rivers in Iowa and the Loup River in Nebraska, AccuWeather said.

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