Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KLBF 271612
FLSLBF
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.

&&

NEC069-290412-
/O.CON.KLBF.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LSON1.1.RS.160515T1037Z.160531T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1112 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Lisco.
* until further notice.
* At 10:45 AM Friday the stage was 4.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 4.7 feet by
  Tuesday early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 5.0 feet...Moderate flood stage. At least two homes
  upstream of Coldwater Road/Road 151 are affected by flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 4149 10264 4151 10264 4142 10237 4139 10235
      4136 10235

$$

NEC069-101-290412-
/O.CON.KLBF.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LEWN1.2.RS.000000T0000Z.160601T0600Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1012 AM MDT FRI MAY 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Lewellen.
* until further notice.
* At  9:45 AM Friday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.0 feet by early
  Wednesday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Homes near and along the North Platte River
  flood, including homes along County Road 46 and County Road 199A.
  Flooding occurs along south side of Highway 26 from 5 miles
  upstream of Lewellen to Lewellen.

&&

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

$$

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

$$

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

$$


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