Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
950 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

  North Platte River near Henry affecting Scotts Bluff County
  North Platte River near Mitchell affecting Scotts Bluff County

.Hydrologic Summary...

Upstream reservior releases will keep the North Platte River in western
Nebraska high through early next week. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
are possible for the next several days which may add additional short
notice rises to the river.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flooded areas. Move to higher ground. The water
may be deep enough to float you and your vehicle. Turn around, don`t
drown.

The next statement will be issued this evening.

&&

NEC157-291550-
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/HENN1.2.ER.160509T0130Z.160528T1130Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
950 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Henry.
* For the North Platte River near Henry, Minor flooding is occurring,
  with a stage of 6.5 feet measured at 09 AM Saturday.
* Moderate flooding is forecasted, with a maximum stage of 6.5 feet,
  which is 1.0 feet above flood stage.
* The river will crest around 6.5 feet this afternoon before steadily
  decreasing through early next week.
* Impact...at 6.5 feet...Lowland flooding intensifies. Homes along the
  North Platte River will be totally inundated with basement and
  overland flooding.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.4 feet
  on Jun 11 2011.

&&

LAT...LON 4208 10415 4194 10416 4187 10396 4203 10396


$$

NEC157-291550-
/O.CON.KCYS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MICN1.2.ER.160508T0620Z.160529T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
950 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Mitchell.
* For the North Platte River near Mitchell, Moderate flooding is
  occurring, with a stage of 8.5 feet measured at 09 AM Saturday.
* Moderate flooding is forecasted, with a maximum stage of 9.0 feet,
  which is 1.5 feet above flood stage.
* The river will crest around 9.0 feet tonight before slowly dropping
  through early next week.
* Impact...at 9.5 feet...Major flooding occurs across southern
  portions of Scottsbluff. Major flooding of homes and agricultural
  land occurs near the river. Flood wave travel time from Mitchell to
  Scottsbluff is about 10 to 12 hours.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.0 feet
  on Jun 20 2010.

&&

LAT...LON 4187 10396 4203 10396 4197 10371 4187 10356
      4176 10356

$$




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