A Nebraska Game and Parks airboat evacuates a family from a flooded house in Gibbon, Nebraska, on Wednesday. Workers sandbag businesses on Front Street in Gibbon, Nebraska, on Wednesday. Every few minutes Wednesday, Yesenia Arias checked the surveillance cameras inside the Mary Chuy restaurant in Gibbon, hoping the water inside from the flooding Wood River wouldn’t rise too high. Late Wednesday night, emergency management officials asked the residents in low-lying areas of Wood River to voluntarily evacuate because floodwaters were approaching the community of 1,300. Wood River Fire Dept reports flood waters approaching City of Wood River. Residents are asked to evacuate NOW before waters become dangerous and puts rescuers at risk. Pack essentials, secure your home, drive safely. Shelter is open at Wood River High School. Please don’t wait. — GIHallEMA (@GIHallEMA) July 11, 2019 Early on in Gibbon, there was reason for hope for the Mary Chuy restaurant, as friends, family and volunteers fought back with sandbags and plastic. The Mary Chuy restaurant in Gibbon was contending with floodwaters Wednesday after heavy […]