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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1020 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

NEC079-081-121-010315-
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HALL NE-HAMILTON NE-MERRICK NE-
1020 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL HALL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...
  WEST CENTRAL HAMILTON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...
  SOUTHWESTERN MERRICK COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT SUNDAY

* MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE PLATTE RIVER ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF HALL...HAMILTON AND MERRICK COUNTIES. MINOR FLOODING
  HAS BEEN REPORTED IN FIELDS AND NEAR THE HOTEL AND ARBYS PARKING
  LOT NEAR THE GRAND ISLAND HIGHWAY 281 AND INTERSTATE 80
  INTERCHANGE. A FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
  NIGHT FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER WHICH MAY BE IMPACTED BY
  HIGH WATER.

* AT GRAND ISLAND...THE RIVER STAGE WAS 6.27 FEET AT 915 PM FRIDAY
  WHICH IS JUST SHY OF THE FLOOD STAGE OF 6.5 FEET. THE RIVER IS
  FORECAST TO STAY NEARLY STEADY THROUGH SATURDAY...BUT BEGIN A SLOW
  RISE BY SUNDAY NIGHT MAY 31 OR MONDAY JUNE 1. THE RIVER WILL
  LIKELY CREST AGAIN NEAR FLOOD STAGE AROUND JUNE 3.

* FLOODING ALONG LOW LYING AREAS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO EARLY
  NEXT MONTH. THOSE WITH PROPERTY INVESTMENTS ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD
  TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT THEIR INVESTMENT.

* THESE FORECASTS ARE BASED LARGELY ON WATER ALREADY IN THE PLATTE
  RIVER BASIN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IN THE BASIN WILL RESULT IN
  CHANGES TO ANTICIPATED STAGES AND TIMING OF CRESTS OR FALLS.
  ALWAYS CHECK RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS DAILY AT A MINIMUM TO
  REMAIN INFORMED OF THE SITUATION.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... LOW LYING
  AREAS NEAR THE HIGHWAY 281...AND INTERSTATE 80 EXIT 312
  INTERCHANGE.

LAT...LON 4097 9812 4091 9819 4080 9835 4078 9842
      4082 9842 4091 9826 4101 9816 4105 9809
      4105 9805 4101 9805

$$

HEINLEIN

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