Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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WGUS85 KCYS 021513
FLSCYS
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
913 AM MDT TUE JUN 2 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Nebraska...

  North Platte River near Mitchell affecting Scotts Bluff County

.Hydrologic Summary:

High water levels from recent rains and upstream reservoirs continue on the
North Platte River near Mitchell. River levels will slowly lower this
week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas. Move to higher ground. The water
may deep enough to float you and your vehicle.

The next statement will be issued: Tuesday evening.

&&

NEC157-031513-
/O.EXT.KCYS.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150604T0600Z/
/MICN1.2.ER.150527T0252Z.150530T1300Z.150604T0000Z.NR/
913 AM MDT TUE JUN 2 2015

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Mitchell
* The stage will fall below the Moderate Flood Stage of 8.5 feet by late
  Tuesday and continue to slowly lower through the week. The
  river is forecast to fall below minor flood stage of 7.5 feet by
  Thursday morning.

&&

Flood impacts and crest history information is displayed at:
http:///water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=cys&gage=MICN1

* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Monument Pathway in Scottsbluff is under 4 to
  5 feet of water along low lying areas. Low lying flooding
  intensifies and becomes more widespread at Riverside Park in
  Scottsbluff. Homes along the North Platte River from Mitchell to
  Scottsbluff are totally inundated with basement and overland
  flooding. Flooding of low lying agricultural land near the river
  continues to intensify and becomes more widespread.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.5 feet
  on May 26 1973.

&&

LAT...LON 4187 10396 4203 10396 4197 10371 4187 10356
      4176 10356

$$




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