Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
1201 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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

  North Platte River near Minatare affecting Scotts Bluff County

...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...Snowmelt and reservoir releases will
maintain high water levels along the North Platte River this week.


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 this evening.

&&

NEC157-011801-
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/HENN1.2.ER.160509T0130Z.160528T1130Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1201 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 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 11 AM Tuesday.
* Minor flooding is forecast, with a maximum stage of 6.4 feet, which
  is 0.9 feet above flood stage.
* 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


$$

NEC157-011801-
/O.CON.KCYS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MICN1.2.ER.160508T0620Z.160528T0900Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1201 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Mitchell.
* For the North Platte River near Mitchell, Moderate flooding is
  occurring, with an estimated stage of 8.8 feet measured at 11 AM Tuesday.
* Moderate flooding is forecast, with a maximum stage of 8.9 feet,
  which is 1.4 feet above flood stage.
* The river is expercted to remain steady through the week.
* Impact...at 9.5 feet...Major flooding occurs across southern
  portions of Scottsbluff. Major flooding of homes and agricultural
  land occurs near the river. Flood wave travel time from Mitchell to
  Scottsbluff is about 10 to 12 hours.
* 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

$$

NEC157-011801-
/O.EXT.KCYS.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MNTN1.3.ER.160529T1939Z.160531T0130Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1201 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Minatare.
* For the North Platte River near Minatare, the estimated stage is 7.5 feet.
* The river is expected to remain steady during the next couple of days.
* Impact...at 7.5 feet...Flood stage. Low lying agricultural land near
  the river begins to flood. Homes along the North Platte River will
  have water in their basements.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.3 feet
  on Jun 10 1986.

&&

LAT...LON 4176 10356 4187 10356 4176 10323 4164 10323


$$






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