Flood Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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WGUS83 KLBF 272033
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
333 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Nebraska...
  South Platte River near Roscoe affecting Deuel and Keith Counties.

  South Platte River at North Platte affecting Lincoln County.

.Recent very heavy rain across northeast Colorado and the southern
Panhandle of Nebraska is combining with high water from above
normal Rocky Mountain snow melt to create flooding along the South
Platte River. The latest crest forecast for the South Platte
River at North Platte is 13.5 feet by late tonight and remaining
there through Friday morning. The river is expected to remain above
flood stage at North Platte into the weekend.

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.

&&

NEC049-101-282033-
/O.EXT.KLBF.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150605T0600Z/
/RSON1.1.RS.150513T1036Z.150527T0215Z.150604T0600Z.NR/
233 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Platte River near Roscoe.
* until Friday June 05.
* At  1:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue at that level through Thursday
  morning. The river will stay above flood stage into the weekend.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. Homes and out
  buildings along the river may flood. Flooding occurs along the
  river between Roscoe and the Interstate 80 exchange. Water may
  approach Link 51B which is the road between Interstate 80 and
  Roscoe on the south side of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4100 10226 4116 10173 4115 10127 4109 10127
      4109 10173 4100 10213

$$

NEC111-282033-
/O.EXT.KLBF.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-150603T0000Z/
/NPSN1.1.ER.150527T1716Z.150528T0600Z.150602T0000Z.NR/
333 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Platte River at North Platte.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  2:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.5 feet by
  late tonight. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday evening.
* Impact...At 13.5 feet...Water may begin to flow over Buffalo Bill
  Road just north of the South Platte River bridge.

&&

LAT...LON 4109 10127 4115 10127 4118 10093 4112 10068
      4109 10069 4113 10093

$$
JWS


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