Flood Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1252 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Nebraska...
North Platte River at Lewellen affecting Garden and Keith Counties.

.The North Platte River at Lewellen will remain above flood stage
for the next few days, due to ice jamming. The end of the week into
the weekend, highs will return closer to and above normal. This
warmer weather should help to begin to break up the ice, however
until then expect an elevated river level.

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.

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1152 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Lewellen.
* until further notice.
* At 8 AM on March 2nd the stage was 8.0
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 8.0 feet...however minor
  fluctuations are possible.
* Impact...At 8.5 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flooding around
  Fairground Street, County Road 46, County Road 199A and County Road
  44a east of Highway 26. Homes near and along the river may begin to
  flood.

&&

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

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