Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KLBF 291548
1048 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
  North Platte River near Lisco affecting Garden County.

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

.Recent heavy rainfall has combined with above normal snow melt in
the Rocky Mountain region to allow for high river levels along the
North Platte river.  River levels will remain elevated through at
least early next week.


Safety Message. 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.

Safety Message. Stay tuned for further developments by listening to
NOAA Weather Radio, radio and television stations or online at


1048 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River near Lisco.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At  5:00 AM Friday the stage was 3.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 4.4 feet by Sunday evening.The river will fall below
  flood stage by Tuesday evening.
* Impact...At 4.0 feet...Minor flood stage. Minor flooding with
  substantial low lying areas flooded along the south side of the
  river. Flooding begins along the north side of the river.


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


948 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Platte River at Lewellen.
* until further notice.
* At  4:00 AM Friday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 8.2 feet by
  Sunday evening then begin falling.
* Impact...At 8.5 feet...Moderate flood stage. Flooding around
  Fairground Street, County Road 46, County Road 199A and County Road
  44a east of Highway 26. Homes near and along the river may begin to


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


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