Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
850 PM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

  North Platte River near Henry affecting Scotts Bluff County
  North Platte River near Mitchell affecting Scotts Bluff County

.Hydrologic Summary...Upstream reservior releases will maintain high
water levels along the North Platte River in western Nebraska Panhandle
through early next week. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast
which may add additional short notice rises to the river.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas. Move to higher ground. The water
may be deep enough to float you and your vehicle. Turn around, don`t
drown.

The next statement will be issued Sunday morning.

&&

NEC157-300250-
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850 PM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Henry.
* For the North Platte River near Henry, Minor flooding is occurring,
  with a stage of 6.4 feet measured at 8 PM Saturday.
* Minor flooding is forecast, with a maximum stage of 6.4 feet, which
  is 0.9 feet above flood stage.
* The river will crest around 6.4 feet 12 AM Sunday, then slowly fall
  to near 6.2 feet Wednesday.
* Impact...at 6.5 feet...Lowland flooding intensifies. Homes along the
  North Platte River will be totally inundated with basement and
  overland flooding.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.4 feet
  on Jun 4 1984.

&&

LAT...LON 4208 10415 4194 10416 4187 10396 4203 10396


$$

NEC157-300250-
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/MICN1.2.ER.160508T0620Z.160529T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
850 PM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Mitchell.
* For the North Platte River near Mitchell, Minor flooding is
  occurring, with a stage of 8.6 feet measured at 8 PM Saturday.
* Moderate flooding is forecast, with a maximum stage of 8.9 feet,
  which is 1.4 feet above flood stage.
* The river will crest near 8.9 feet Sunday, then slowly fall
  through early next week.
* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Monument Pathway in Scottsbluff is under four
  to five feet of water. Low lying flooding becomes more widespread at
  Riverside Park in Scottsbluff. Homes along the river from Mitchell to
  Scottsbluff are totally inundated with basement and overland flooding.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.0 feet
  on Jun 20 2010.

&&

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

$$




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