Flood Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
941 AM CDT Sun May 20 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
  North Platte River at Lewellen affecting Garden and Keith Counties.

.Recent heavy rainfall above Lake McConaughy is causing the
North Platte river to rise. The North Platte River near Lewellen
is expected to reach minor flood stage.


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.


841 AM MDT Sun May 20 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Lewellen.
* from this evening to Wednesday evening.
* At  7:45 AM Sunday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage tonight and crest near 7.9 feet
  Monday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
* Impact...At 7.5 feet...Minor flood stage. Overflow and high water
  table levels will cause seepage and flooding of basements and crawl
  spaces near and along the river.


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


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