Flood Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1045 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

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

.Recent very heavy rain across Wyoming and the panhandle of Nebraska
are combining with upstream reservoir releases in Wyoming to create
flooding along the North Platte River upstream of Lake McConaughy.
The latest crest forecast at Lisco is 4.7 feet by Sunday morning
and continuing above flood stage into next week. The latest crest
forecast at Lewellen is 8.3 feet by Sunday afternoon and continuing
above flood stage into 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.

&&

NEC069-281545-
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/LSON1.1.ER.150529T0000Z.150531T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1045 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Lisco.
* from Thursday evening until further notice.
* At  5:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 3.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
  to rise to near 4.7 feet by early Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 5.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. At least two homes
  upstream of Coldwater Road/Road 151 are affected by flooding.

&&

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

$$

NEC069-101-281545-
/O.CON.KLBF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LEWN1.1.ER.150524T1900Z.150531T1200Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
945 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Lewellen.
* until further notice.
* At  4:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 8.3 feet by
  Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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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