Issued by NWS North Platte, NE
WGUS43 KLBF 010237
BULLETIN -IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
837 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015
...The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Nebraska...
North Platte River at Lewellen affecting Garden and Keith Counties.
.An ice jam is causing minor flooding on the North Platte River near
Lewellen. The river stage will fluctuate about its current stage of
7.7 feet and is not likely to reach 8.0 feet. Warmer temperatures
Thursday...Friday and Saturday should aid with breaking the ice up.
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.
737 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015
The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued
* Flood Warning for
The North Platte River at Lewellen.
* At 02/28 16:00 the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue through
at least mid-week.
* Impact...At 7.5 feet...Minor flood stage. Overflow and high water
table levels will cause seepage and flooding of basements and crawl
spaces near and along the river.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 7.7 feet
on Jun 14 1995.
LAT...LON 4136 10235 4140 10235 4130 10196 4126 10197