While your basement was flooding and you couldn't get on I29, this is what was happening near Pilger NE:
The tiny town of roughly 350 people about 100 miles from Omaha was nearly half flattened by these twin twisters . Here's how to contact their local Red Cross . Closer to home, flooding on the Rock River displaced Rock Valley residents and the city's mayor is looking for volunteers to help with clean up, KSFY news reports. It would be a sweet way to build up some good karma (you know you need it).