Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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WGUS83 KGID 281326
FLSGID

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
826 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

NEC079-081-121-300315-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HALL NE-HAMILTON NE-MERRICK NE-
826 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM CDT FRIDAY FOR
EAST CENTRAL HALL...WEST CENTRAL HAMILTON AND SOUTHWESTERN MERRICK
COUNTIES...

* MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE PLATTE RIVER ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF HALL...HAMILTON AND MERRICK COUNTIES. MINOR FLOODING
  HAS BEEN REPORTED IN FIELDS AND NEAR THE HOTEL AND ARBYS PARKING
  LOT NEAR THE GRAND ISLAND HIGHWAY 281 AND INTERSTATE 80
  INTERCHANGE. A FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY NIGHT
  FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER WHICH MAY BE IMPACTED BY HIGH
  WATER.

* AT GRAND ISLAND...THE RIVER STAGE WAS 6.33 FEET AT 715 AM THURSDAY
  WHICH IS JUST SHY OF THE FLOOD STAGE OF 6.5 FEET. THE RIVER IS
  FORECAST TO FALL SOME THROUGH SATURDAY...BUT BEGIN A SLOW RISE
  AGAIN BY MONDAY JUNE 1. THE RIVER WILL LIKELY CREST AGAIN NEAR
  FLOOD STAGE AROUND JUNE 3.

* FLOODING ALONG LOW LYING AREAS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO EARLY
  NEXT MONTH. THOSE WITH PROPERTY INVESTMENTS ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD
  TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT THEIR INVESTMENT.

* THESE FORECASTS ARE BASED LARGELY ON WATER ALREADY IN THE PLATTE
  RIVER BASIN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IN THE BASIN WILL RESULT IN
  CHANGES TO ANTICIPATED STAGES AND TIMING OF CRESTS OR FALLS.
  ALWAYS CHECK RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS DAILY AT A MINIMUM TO
  REMAIN INFORMED OF THE SITUATION.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... LOW LYING
  AREAS NEAR THE HIGHWAY 281...AND INTERSTATE 80 EXIT 312
  INTERCHANGE.

LAT...LON 4097 9812 4091 9819 4080 9835 4078 9842
      4082 9842 4091 9826 4101 9816 4105 9809
      4105 9805 4101 9805

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NOAA/NWS/MORITZ



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