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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
423 AM CDT SUN MAR 17 2019

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0614 PM     FLOOD            MCCOOL JUNCTION         40.74N 97.59W
03/13/2019                   YORK               NE   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            TWO HOMES THREATENED BY WATER. WORKING ON
            PROTECTIVE ACTIONS.

0848 PM     FLOOD            2 NW AURORA             40.89N 98.03W
03/13/2019                   HAMILTON           NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            BIG BLUE RIVER, LINCOLN CREEK, BEAVER CREEK
            AND THE WEST FORK OF THE BLUE RIVER ARE OUT
            OF THEIR BANKS. NUMEROUS COUNTY ROADS HAVE
            WATER OVER THEM.

0941 PM     FLOOD            ROCKVILLE               41.12N 98.84W
03/13/2019                   SHERMAN            NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            WATER OVER HIGHWAY 68 JUST WEST OF
            ROCKVILLE. ICE CHUNKS BIGGER THAN PICKUPS ON
            THE HIGHWAY. DOT HAS CLOSED THE HIGHWAY.

1200 AM     FLOOD            GIBBON                  40.75N 98.85W
03/14/2019                   BUFFALO            NE   911 CALL CENTER

            WATER WASHED OUT ROCK UNDERNEATH ALL 3
            RAILROAD TRACKS AND WAS FLOWING UNDER THE
            TRACKS. UNION PACIFIC TRAINS WERE NO LONGER
            USING THESE TRACKS. EXACT TIME UNKNOWN.

0238 AM     FLOOD            1 N FULLERTON           41.38N 97.98W
03/14/2019                   NANCE              NE   911 CALL CENTER

            WATER OVER HIGHWAY 14 JUST NORTH OF
            FULLERTON. HIGHWAY IS CLOSED. DEPUTY CANT
            RETURN TO FULLERTON DUE TO CLOSURE.

0513 AM     FLOOD            DANNEBROG               41.12N 98.55W
03/14/2019                   HOWARD             NE   911 CALL CENTER

            TRAVEL IMPOSSIBLE IN THE TOWN OF DANNEBROG
            DUE TO 5-6 FEET OF WATER IN TOWN. BRIDGE
            JUST SOUTH OF TOWN IS WASHED OUT.

0516 AM     FLOOD            1 SSE BOELUS            41.07N 98.71W
03/14/2019                   HOWARD             NE   911 CALL CENTER

            BRIDGE JUST SOUTH OF BOELUS IS WASHED OUT.

0531 AM     FLOOD            GENOA                   41.44N 97.73W
03/14/2019                   NANCE              NE   911 CALL CENTER

            HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME HAVE BEEN
            EVACUATED. SOME FOLKS IN RESIDENCES WITH
            BASEMENTS FILLING WITH WATER SOUTH OF
            HWY22/39 JUNCTION AND NO SAFE EVACUATION
            ROUTE.

0534 AM     FLOOD            4 ENE SILVER CREEK      41.34N 97.60W
03/14/2019                   MERRICK            NE   911 CALL CENTER

            MONROE ROAD IS COMPLETELY WASHED OUT AT
            HIGHWAY 30.

1200 PM     FLOOD            1 S YORK                40.86N 97.59W
03/14/2019                   YORK               NE   NEWSPAPER

            MINOR FLOODING OF BEAVER CREEK. THE PARK AND
            THE ENTIRE TRAIL SYSTEM WAS COMPLETELY
            FILLED WITH WATER. NUMEROUS ROADS ACROSS THE
            COUNTY WERE CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING.

0212 PM     FLOOD            5 NW GRAND ISLAND       40.97N 98.44W
03/14/2019                   HALL               NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            WATER REPORTED OVER HIGHWAY 2 AT MONITOR
            ROAD.

0310 PM     FLOOD            GIBBON                  40.75N 98.84W
03/14/2019                   BUFFALO            NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            WATER OF AT LEAST 1-2 FEET DEEP OVER HWY 30
            IN GIBBON. NORTH SIDE OF TOWN INCLUDING
            BUSINESSES AND HOMES HAVE BEEN FLOODED.

0330 PM     FLOOD            PLEASANTON              40.97N 99.08W
03/14/2019                   BUFFALO            NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            EM EVACUATING SEVERAL HOMES IN PLEASANTON
            DUE TO FLOODING.

0412 PM     FLOOD            1 SE SAINT PAUL         41.20N 98.44W
03/14/2019                   HOWARD             NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

            FLOOD DAMAGE TO THE RAILROAD LINE SOUTH OF
            ST. PAUL ALONG THE MIDDLE LOUP RIVER. THE
            FILL UNDER THE TRACK WAS WASHED OUT OVER A
            SECTION 8-12 FEET IN LENGTH.

0549 PM     FLOOD            GENOA                   41.45N 97.73W
03/14/2019                   NANCE              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            31 PEOPLE ARE STRANDED BY FLOOD WATER IN
            GENOA THAT RESPONDERS ARE ATTEMPTING TO
            RESCUE.

0600 PM     FLOOD            1 WNW GIBBON            40.75N 98.85W
03/14/2019                   BUFFALO            NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            ROAD LEADING TO BRIDGE IS BEGINNING TO WASH
            AWAY. WATER UP TO THE RAILROAD TRACKS.

1200 AM     FLOOD            DANNEBROG               41.12N 98.55W
03/15/2019                   HOWARD             NE   NEWSPAPER

            CORRECTS PREVIOUS FLOOD REPORT FROM
            DANNEBROG. MAJOR FLOODING. WATER REPORTED AS
            DEEP AS 5-6 FT IN SPOTS. ALL BUSINESSES
            FLOODED. BASEMENTS FLOODED. SEWER SYSTEM
            SHUTDOWN. SOME PEOPLE EVACUATED, INCLUDING A
            FEW BY BOAT. POST OFFICE TEMPORARILY
            EVACUATED WITH MAIL SERVICE ROUTED TO A
            NEARBY TOWN.

1200 AM     FLOOD            PLEASANTON              40.97N 99.09W
03/15/2019                   BUFFALO            NE   NEWSPAPER

            EXTENSIVE FLOODING FROM SOUTH LOUP RIVER.
            RESIDENTS OF SOME HOMES EVACUATED.

1200 AM     FLOOD            1 SSE BOELUS            41.07N 98.71W
03/15/2019                   HOWARD             NE   BROADCAST MEDIA

            PART OF THE BRIDGE OVER THE MIDDLE LOUP
            RIVER WAS WASHED OUT. EXACT TIME UNKNOWN.

1200 AM     FLOOD            3 N SAINT PAUL          41.26N 98.45W
03/15/2019                   HOWARD             NE   BROADCAST MEDIA

            HOME SWEPT AWAY IN THE N LOUP RIVER. EXACT
            TIME AND LOCATION UNKNOWN.

1200 PM     FLOOD            1 S FULLERTON           41.35N 97.98W
03/15/2019                   NANCE              NE   NEWSPAPER

            LARGE SLABS OF RIVER ICE DEPOSITED ONTO THE
            BRIDGE BY FLOOD WATERS WHICH HAVE SINCE
            RECEDED...MAKING IT IMPASSABLE. EXACT TIME
            UNKNOWN.

1200 PM     FLOOD            1 NNW GIBBON            40.75N 98.85W
03/15/2019                   BUFFALO            NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            MAJOR FLOODING. U.S. HWY 30 CLOSED IN BOTH
            DIRECTIONS. HOMES AND BUSINESSES FLOODED.
            SOME RESIDENTS EVACUATED. RECORD CREST ON
            THE WOOD RIVER. EXACT HEIGHT UNKNOWN.

1200 PM     FLOOD            1 NW WOOD RIVER         40.83N 98.61W
03/15/2019                   HALL               NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            MAJOR FLOODING. U.S. HWY 30 CLOSED IN BOTH
            DIRECTIONS. SOME RESIDENTS EVACUATED. RECORD
            CREST ON THE WOOD RIVER.

1200 PM     FLOOD            1 SW GENOA              41.43N 97.75W
03/15/2019                   NANCE              NE   BROADCAST MEDIA

            HWY 22 BRIDGE WASHED OUT IN 2 PLACES. EXACT
            TIME UNKNOWN.

0350 PM     FLOOD            5 NW GRAND ISLAND       40.97N 98.44W
03/15/2019                   HALL               NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SILVER CREEK IS FLOODING HWY 2 NORTHWEST OF
            GRAND ISLAND.

0930 PM     FLOOD            WOOD RIVER              40.82N 98.60W
03/15/2019                   HALL               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WATER WAS 3-4 FT DEEP BETWEEN 11TH AND 13TH
            STREETS...AND STILL RISING.

0940 PM     FLOOD            1 WSW WOOD RIVER        40.82N 98.61W
03/15/2019                   HALL               NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            HWY 30 CLOSED FROM SHELTON TO ALDA DUE TO
            WATER COVERING THE ROAD.

1001 PM     FLOOD            3 ESE ALDA              40.85N 98.42W
03/16/2019                   HALL               NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            WATER FROM WOOD RIVER RUNNING OVER ENGLEMAN
            RD, AND OVER NORTH RD AT WILDWOOD DR.

&&

THIS IS A COMPILATION OF FLOOD REPORTS RECEIVED OVER THE LAST 4
DAYS. IT FALLS FAR SHORT OF CONVEYING THE EXTENSIVENESS OF THE
FLOODING AND THE IMMEASURABLE IMPACTS THAT HAVE OCCURRED. OTHER
REPORTS/IMPACTS MAY BE ADDED TO THE LIST AND ANOTHER SUMMARY MAY
BE REQUIRED IN THE COMING DAYS.

$$

KELLEY





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