Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY
FGUS85 KCYS 300103
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
703 PM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016
...High water levels will continue for the Lower North Platte River
near Minatare and Bridgeport...
.Hydrologic Summary...Upstream reservior releases will maintain high
water levels along the North Platte River in the western Nebraska
Panhandle through mid week. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
through Tuesday may add additional short notice rises to the river.
For the North Platte River near Minatare...the latest stage is 7.5
feet at 6 pm Sunday. Flood stage is 7.5 feet. The river is forecast
to remain steady near 7.4 feet through mid week.
For the North Platte River near Bridgeport...the latest stage is 8.6
feet at 6 pm Sunday. Flood stage is 9.5 feet. The river will crest
at 8.6 feet early Monday, then slowly fall to 8.4 feet through mid week.
Fld Observed Forecast 7am
Location Stg Stg Day Time Mon Tue Wed
Lower North Platte River
Minatare 7.5 7.8 Sun 6 PM 7.4 7.4 7.4
Bridgeport 9.5 8.6 Sun 6 PM 8.5 8.4 8.4
People should continue to monitor possible fluctuating river levels.
Graphical forecasts are available at:
Visit weather.gov/cheyenne and select the rivers & lakes tab for
graphical forecasts and additional information.