Minor flooding is forecast Wednesday, according to the weather service.
High water also pushed waterways to record levels across South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota. The Coast Guard also requested all river-vessel operators create as little wake as possible between St. Joseph downstream to Kansas City to minimize levee damage.
Officials say the restrictions will be lifted as soon as flooding conditions improve. It is forecast to rise above flood stage by late Friday afternoon and crest around 27 feet Saturday morning, resulting in moderate flooding.
Ice jams can occur quickly and without warning, increasing the risk of localized flooding.
Nith River (New Hamburg): Flows peaked on Friday evening in New Hamburg and will recede but remain high through the weekend. The chance the river will reach major flood stage in Fargo increased from 50 percent last week to 90 percent.More news: How Instagram and Facebook Outages Can Affect Brands and Retailers
Crews around Platte Valley were rescuing residents from King Lake when they were also stuck.
The Mills County Board of Supervisors and the county's emergency management agency Saturday issued another evacuation order. That prompted the releases, which could worsen flooding downstream.
"Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads". The next several days should provide some relief. In Colorado, it caused one death when State Police Cpl. Most schools and government offices in the two states were reopening Friday.
Along with Ricketts, governors in Wisconsin and South Dakota declared emergencies, while Iowa's governor issued a wave of disaster proclamations. The historic flood was caused by a prolonged period of persistent precipitation that started in the summer of 1992, continued with above average snowfall during the winter season before even more long-lasting rain fell over a large swath of the Central Plains during the spring and summer of 1993.
Snow, rain and powerful winds are sweeping across the Upper Midwest.
In mid-Michigan, authorities reported two tornadoes and possibly a third, in Shiawassee County and nearby Genesee County. It will send rain and snow into Minnesota and IL on Friday.