Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne Wy
851 AM MDT WED MAY 25 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
  North Platte River near Minatare affecting Scotts Bluff County

.Hydrologic Summary...
Upstream reservior releases will keep the North Platte River in the
western Nebraska Panhandle high through this week. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms are expected each day this week 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 Wednesday evening.

&&

NEC157-261451-
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/HENN1.3.ER.160509T0130Z.160528T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
851 AM MDT WED MAY 25 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 6.3 feet measured at 8 AM Wednesday.
* Record flooding is forecasted, with a maximum stage of 6.6 feet,
  which is 1.1 feet above flood stage.
* The river will crest around 6.6 feet at 12 AM Saturday.
* Impact...at 7.5 feet...Major lowland flooding occurs. Only minor
  flooding in the town of Henry.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.6 feet
  on Jul 23 1983.

&&

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


$$

NEC157-261451-
/O.CON.KCYS.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MICN1.2.ER.160508T0620Z.160528T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
851 AM MDT WED MAY 25 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 8.8 feet measured at 8 AM Wednesday.
* Moderate flooding is forecasted, with a maximum stage of 9.3 feet,
  which is 1.8 feet above flood stage.
* The river will crest at 9.3 feet Friday evening at 6 PM.
* 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 9.3 feet
  on Jun 2 1971.

&&

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

$$

NEC157-261451-
/O.CON.KCYS.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MNTN1.1.ER.160514T0845Z.160524T1530Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
851 AM MDT WED MAY 25 2016

* Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Minatare.
* The latest stage is 7.3 feet at 8 AM Wednesday.
* Minor flooding is forecasted, with a maximum stage of 7.6 feet,
  which is 0.1 feet above flood stage.
* The river exceeded the flood stage of 7.5 feet at 7 AM Tuesday.
* The river fell below the flood stage of 7.5 feet at 12 PM Tuesday.
* The river will rise above the flood stage of 7.5 feet at 6 AM
  Saturday.
* The river will crest around 7.6 feet at 6 PM Saturday.
* Impact...at 8.5 feet...Lowland agricultural flooding intensifies and
  becomes more widespread. 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 7.3 feet
  on Jun 10 1986.

&&

LAT...LON 4176 10356 4187 10356 4176 10323 4164 10323


$$




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