Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
950 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

NEC001-035-129-181-300445-
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NUCKOLLS NE-CLAY NE-WEBSTER NE-ADAMS NE-
950 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 PM CDT MONDAY FOR
NORTHWESTERN NUCKOLLS...SOUTHWESTERN CLAY...NORTHERN WEBSTER AND
SOUTHERN ADAMS COUNTIES...

AT 943 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EMPLOYEES WERE SURVEYING
THE AREA. EXTENSIVE FLOODING IS OCCURRING OVER SOUTHERN ADAMS AND
NORTHERN WEBSTER COUNTIES.

* THE LITTLE BLUE RIVER IS OUT OF ITS BANKS IN AYR AND PAULINE.
  CREEKS FEEDING THE LITTLE BLUE WERE ALSO OUT OF THEIR BANKS. THE
  CRYSTAL LAKE RECREATIONAL AREA WAS UNDER WATER...AND NUMEROUS
  COUNTY ROADS WERE IMPASSIBLE DUE TO STANDING WATER IN LOW SPOTS.

* NUMEROUS RAIN GAUGE REPORTS INDICATED 3 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN FELL
  OVERNIGHT BETWEEN 10 PM AND 2 AM. THE HIGHEST AMOUNT REPORTED WAS
  7.27 INCHES TWO MILES NORTHEAST OF BLUE HILL.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE AREAS OF
  LOWLAND FLOODING AND RISES IN STREAMS AND RIVERS...ESPECIALLY
  DOWNSTREAM OVER NORTHWESTERN CLAY AND NORTHWESTERN NUCKOLLS
  COUNTIES.

* A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE LITTLE BLUE RIVER NEAR
  DEWEESE.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO TUESDAY EVENING.....
* AT 9:15 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.3 FEET. EXTENSIVE FLOODING IS
  OCCURRING UPSTREAM.
* SIGNIFICANT RISES ARE EXPECTED NEAR DEWEESE TODAY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.0 FEET BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER WILL
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TOMORROW.
* AT 10.0 FEET...WATER OVERFLOWS RURAL AGRICULTURAL LAND.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
BLUE HILL...NELSON...LAWRENCE...BLADEN...ROSELAND...AYR...DEWEESE AND
ROSEMONT.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...OXBOW CREEK...
FLAT CREEK...LIBERTY CREEK...PAWNEE CREEK...EAST FORK ELM CREEK...ELM
CREEK...EAST FORK FARMERS CREEK...DOVE CREEK...MOOREHOUSE CREEK...
WEST BRANCH THIRTYTWO MILE CREEK...FARMERS CREEK...LITTLE BLUE
RIVER...WILLOW CREEK...WEST FORK FARMERS CREEK...OAK CREEK...BEAVER
CREEK...RABBIT RUN CREEK...THIRTYTWO MILE CREEK...ASH CREEK...INDIAN
CREEK...SAND CREEK...DRY CREEK...WALNUT CREEK...WEST FORK ELM
CREEK...SOUTH FORK BIG SANDY CREEK...CROOKED CREEK...ELK CREEK...
COTTONWOOD CREEK...SCOTT CREEK AND BUFFALO CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. THE WATER
MAY BE DEEPER THAN YOU THINK...AND THE ROAD MAY BE WASHED OUT. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. STAY AWAY FROM FLOODED ROADS AND
HEED ALL BARRICADES.


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LAT...LON 4022 9796 4018 9803 4020 9816 4024 9828
      4021 9833 4020 9859 4022 9873 4039 9872
      4056 9853 4034 9803

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KELLEY