Flood Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
908 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the North Platte River...

  North Platte River at Lisco affecting Garden County and at
  Lewellen affecting Garden and Keith Counties.

.Recent very heavy rain across Wyoming and the panhandle of Nebraska
is combining with upstream reservoir releases in Wyoming from above
normal Rocky Mountain snow melt to create flooding along the North
Platte River upstream of Lake McConaughy. The latest crest forecast
at Lisco is 5.5 feet Sunday into Monday next week. The latest crest
forecast at Lewellen is 8.5 feet Sunday into Monday next week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where water
covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your
car to cross safely and the road beneath may not be intact. Vehicles
caught in rising waters should be abandoned quickly.

Safety Message. Stay tuned for further developments by listening to
NOAA Weather Radio, radio and television stations or online at
www.weather.gov/northplatte.

&&

NEC069-270208-
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/LSON1.3.ER.150528T2200Z.150531T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
908 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Lisco.
* from Thursday afternoon until further notice.
* At 5:00 pm on Monday May 25th the stage was 3.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Near Record flooding is forecast.
* Forecast is for the river to slowly rise through the week and
  crest early Monday at 5.5 feet.
* Impact...At 5.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. At least two homes
  upstream of Coldwater Road are affected by flooding.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 5.3
  feet on Jun 19th 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4149 10264 4151 10264 4142 10237 4139 10235
      4136 10235

$$

NEC069-101-270208-
/O.CON.KLBF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LEWN1.2.ER.150524T1900Z.150530T1800Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
808 PM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Lewellen.
* until further notice.
* At 5:00 pm on Monday May 25th the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast is for the river to slowly rise through the week and
  crest next Monday near 8.5 feet.
* Impact...At 8.5 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flooding around
  Fairground Street, County Road 46, County Road 199 A and County
  Road 44 A east of Highway 26. Homes near and along the river may
  begin to flood.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.66
  feet on Jun 20th 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4136 10235 4140 10235 4130 10196 4126 10197

$$

ROBERG



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