Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
927 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

NEC019-083-099-137-270715-
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BUFFALO NE-PHELPS NE-KEARNEY NE-HARLAN NE-
927 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 AM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR
WESTERN BUFFALO...PHELPS...WEST CENTRAL KEARNEY AND NORTHERN HARLAN
COUNTIES...

AT 924 PM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING
ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN. HIGHWAY 30 IS FLOODED 1 MILE EAST OF ELM CREEK AS WATER
IS COVERING THE ROAD.  HIGHWAY 30 HAS BEEN CLOSED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
HOLDREGE...ELM CREEK...ODESSA...LOOMIS...WILCOX...AMHERST...FUNK...MILLER...
ATLANTA...HUNTLEY AND RAGAN.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN TURKEY CREEK FROM ELM CREEK TOWARDS
KEARNEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4054 9960 4068 9957 4067 9942 4104 9942
      4104 9917 4020 9918 4020 9962

$$

BILLINGS WRIGHT



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