Flood Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1115 AM CST SUN MAR 1 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 near Lewellen will remain above flood stage
due to an ice jam. As temperatures warm toward the end of the
week...ice break ups are possible. Until then...minor fluctuations
are expected.

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.

&&

NEC069-101-021715-
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1015 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Lewellen.
* until further notice.
* At 4 AM on March 1st the stage was 7.7
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 7.7 feet...however minor
  fluctuations are possible.
* Impact...At 7.5 feet...Minor flood stage. Overflow and high water
  table levels will cause seepage and flooding of basements and crawl
  spaces near and along the river.

&&

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

$$



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