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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1112 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Nebraska...
  North Platte River near Lisco affecting Garden County.

  North Platte River at Lewellen affecting Garden and Keith
  Counties.

  North Platte River near North Platte affecting Lincoln County.

  Platte River at Brady North Channel affecting Lincoln County.

.The North Platte river at North Platte will continue to rise. Minor
to moderate flooding is forecast to continue along the North Platte
river...upstream and downstream of Lake McConaughy. The flooding is
due to increased releases from reservoirs in Wyoming and from Lake
McConaughy. The combined flow from the North Platte river and the
South Platte river will continue to produce minor flooding on the
Platte river near Brady.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Do not let children play near the river during high water.

&&

NEC111-290412-
/O.CON.KLBF.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/NPTN1.2.RS.160516T1415Z.160528T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1112 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near North Platte.
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 6.9 feet by
  midnight tomorrow and remain steady. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Major and widespread flooding occurs along
  the north bank of the North Platte River from Highway 83 to about 4
  miles west of Highway 83 south of North River Road. Water
  encroaches into some residences and outbuildings in this area with
  access to properties significantly impaired. Major and widespread
  flooding occurs along the south bank from the Nebraska Game and
  Parks Recreational Vehicle Campground Site to Cody Park in North
  Platte.

&&

LAT...LON 4124 10087 4119 10087 4115 10075 4110 10069
      4112 10064 4114 10067

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1112 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Nebraska...
  North Platte River near Lisco affecting Garden County.

  North Platte River at Lewellen affecting Garden and Keith
  Counties.

  North Platte River near North Platte affecting Lincoln County.

  Platte River at Brady North Channel affecting Lincoln County.

.The North Platte river at North Platte will continue to rise. Minor
to moderate flooding is forecast to continue along the North Platte
river...upstream and downstream of Lake McConaughy. The flooding is
due to increased releases from reservoirs in Wyoming and from Lake
McConaughy. The combined flow from the North Platte river and the
South Platte river will continue to produce minor flooding on the
Platte river near Brady.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

Do not let children play near the river during high water.

&&

NEC111-290412-
/O.CON.KLBF.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BDYN1.1.RS.160523T1315Z.160528T1200Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1112 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Platte River at Brady North Channel.
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 7.6 feet by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 7.5 feet...Flood Stage. Minor flooding along and near
  the Platte River.

&&

LAT...LON 4113 10068 4108 10071 4091 10022 4097 10022

$$





Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
539 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-272245-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
539 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016 /439 AM MDT FRI MAY 27 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

GENERALLY THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK
AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING SOUTHEAST OF AN
OGALLALA TO AINSWORTH LINE. LARGE HAIL AND WIND DAMAGE ARE THE
PRIMARY CONCERNS.

RESERVOIR RELEASES ALONG THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER WILL MAINTAIN
MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING INTO JUNE FROM LISCO TO NORTH PLATTE.
THE PLATTE RIVER WILL REMAIN HIGH WITH THE RIVER NEAR BRADY TO
FLUCTUATE NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST
FLOOD STATEMENTS FOR RIVER FORECASTS. THE SOUTH PLATTE RIVER WILL
CONTINUE TO SEE MINOR FLUCTUATIONS...BUT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN
BELOW FLOOD STAGE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY TROUGH WEDNESDAY.
THE RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW AT THIS TIME FOR SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY. MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY EVENING...THERE IS A CHANCE
FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. AT THIS TIME THE GREATEST THREAT FOR
SEVERE WEATHER ON MONDAY IS ACROSS NORTHWEST NEBRASKA...ALTHOUGH
IT MAY EXPAND INTO SOUTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THE
PRIMARY THREAT IS LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS. BEYOND MONDAY THE
RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER IS UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME.

RESERVOIR RELEASES ALONG THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER WILL MAINTAIN
MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING INTO JUNE FROM LISCO TO NORTH PLATTE.
THE PLATTE RIVER WILL REMAIN HIGH WITH THE RIVER NEAR BRADY TO
FLUCTUATE NEAR MINOR FLOOD STAGE. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST
FLOOD STATEMENTS FOR RIVER FORECASTS. THE SOUTH PLATTE RIVER WILL
CONTINUE TO SEE MINOR FLUCTUATIONS BELOW FLOOD STAGE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST
COLORADO TODAY WHICH COULD CAUSE RISES IN THE SOUTH PLATTE RIVER
NEXT WEEK. AT THIS TIME THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW
FLOOD STAGE...BUT WILL NEED TO BE MONITORED CLOSELY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

MASEK




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