Flood Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
847 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

  Platte River at Brady North Channel affecting Lincoln County.

.Flooding continues along the Platte River in southwest Nebraska.
The river is cresting and will begin falling Sunday. However the
river is expected to rise again late in the week into next weekend.
Through at least the first part of June, the river level will remain
near or above flood stage. Additional periodic rain chances continue
over the next week which may cause additional minor fluctuations.

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.

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847 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Platte River at Brady North Channel.
* until further notice.
* At 6:30 pm Saturday the stage was 8.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Forecast is for the river to begin falling Sunday to near 7.8 feet
  by Wednesday and then rise to 8.6 feet on Friday.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. West of Brady flooding
  occurs between McCullough Road and East Island Road and Interstate
  80. East of Brady flooding of agricultural land occurs near
  Interstate 80. Both of the north channels may overflow.

&&

LAT...LON 4113 10068 4108 10071 4091 10022 4097 10022

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