Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1025 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

NEC047-271515-
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DAWSON NE-
1025 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN AND CENTRAL DAWSON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 1015 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* THOUGH THE RIVER GAGE SITE AT COZAD IS TECHNICALLY BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE AT THAT LOCATION...MINOR FLOODING ALONG THE RIVER WILL
  CONTINUE IN DAWSON COUNTY AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS. FLOODING WILL
  REMAIN MOST EXTENSIVE SOUTH OF GOTHENBURG...BUT WILL ALSO BE
  NOTED DOWNSTREAM TO EAST OF LEXINGTON.

THIS FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES UNTIL MAY 27. WHILE THE CREST HAS
PASSED...THE RIVER WILL FALL VERY SLOWLY...ONLY A FEW INCHES A DAY
AT MOST. THEREFORE...THIS AREAL FLOODING WARNING WILL CONTINUE FOR
SEVERAL DAYS.

FLUCTUATIONS IN RIVER LEVELS SHOULD BE MINIMAL AS IT FALLS...BUT
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UPSTREAM OVER THE WEEKEND MAY EVENTUALLY LEAD TO
ADJUSTMENTS TO FUTURE RIVER FORECASTS. IF YOUR INTERESTS ARE
IMPACTED BY THESE HIGH WATER LEVELS...PLEASE MONITOR RIVER LEVELS
AND THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE
SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4072 9964 4068 9964 4085 10009 4092 10022
      4096 10022

$$

MORITZ


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