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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1118 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT
LEWELLEN AFFECTING GARDEN AND KEITH COUNTIES...

.A LARGE ICE JAM AT THE INLET OF LAKE MCCONAUGHY WILL STAY IN
PLACE...KEEPING WATER LEVELS HIGH IN THE LEWELLEN AREA. WARM
TEMPERATURES THE PAST FEW DAYS HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO SOME BREAK-UP OF
THE ICE JAM WHICH HAS ALLOWED A SLOW DROP IN THE RIVER LEVEL. THE
RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL IN THE COMING DAYS ALTHOUGH MINOR
FLUCTUATIONS ARE POSSIBLE AS THE ICE JAM BREAKS UP AND REFORMS. ONLY
MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER ARE EXPECTED AT
THIS TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE. STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO, RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS OR ONLINE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE.

&&

NEC069-101-250518-
/O.CON.KLBF.FL.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LEWN1.N.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
1018 AM MST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE FLOOD ADVISORY CONTINUES FOR
  THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN.
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 5 AM ON 11/23 THE STAGE WAS 7.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL BE STAY NEARLY STEADY OR SLOWLY DROP
  OVER THE NEXT WEEK WITH MINOR FLUCTUATIONS POSSIBLE AS THE ICE JAM
  BREAKS UP AND REFORMS.

&&

LAT...LON  4136 10235 4140 10235 4130 10196 4126 10197

$$

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