Flood Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
706 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

NEC089-030100-
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HOLT NE-
706 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT MONDAY FOR
THE UPPER REACHES OF THE ELKHORN RIVER IN WESTERN HOLT COUNTY...

AT 654 PM CDT...THE RIVER GAGE ON THE ELKHORN RIVER NEAR
ATKINSON...REPORTED A RIVER STAGE OF 7.9 FEET. FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5
FEET. MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST TO
OCCUR THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE LATEST FORECAST HAS THE RIVER
CRESTING AT 8.2 FEET EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH RIVER LEVELS
FALLING THEREAFTER. THE HIGH FLOWS IN THE ELKHORN RIVER ARE DUE TO
RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL WHICH OCCURRED OVER THE PAST WEEKEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4248 9882 4245 9885 4259 9918 4262 9917

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