Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
250 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

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DOUGLAS NE-SAUNDERS NE-SARPY NE-
250 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  AN ICE JAM IN...
  SOUTHWESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...
  EASTERN SAUNDERS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...
  WESTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 1145 AM CST TUESDAY

* AT 246 AM CST...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING ALONG THE
  PLATTE RIVER NEAR TWO RIVERS STATE PARK AND UPSTREAM TOWARD
  HIGHWAY 92 ALONG THE PLATTE RIVER IN WESTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY. THE
  FLOODING WAS DUE TO AN ICE JAM. SOME HOMES WERE BEING EVACUATED
  AND MOTORISTS WERE STRANDED AT TWO RIVERS STATE PARK. ICE JAMS CAN
  RESULT IN RAPID RIVER RISES AND ARE DIFFICULT TO FORECAST. BE
  PREPARED FOR POSSIBLY SIGNIFICANT FLUCTUATIONS IN RIVER LEVELS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 4104 9626 4104 9632 4105 9632 4105 9634
      4133 9643 4133 9636 4119 9630

$$

DEWALD


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