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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the North Platte River at Lisco are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 6
Moderate Flood Stage: 5
Flood Stage: 4
Action Stage: 3
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 5.28 ft on 06/19/2011
(2) 5.05 ft on 06/03/1971
(3) 4.68 ft on 06/04/1997
(4) 4.68 ft on 05/29/1973
(5) 4.66 ft on 08/22/2019
(6) 4.66 ft on 06/03/1935
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 3.15 ft on 04/25/2020
(2) 4.66 ft on 08/22/2019
(3) 3.05 ft on 05/20/2018
(4) 3.46 ft on 06/14/2017
(5) 4.39 ft on 05/31/2016
(6) 4.23 ft on 05/30/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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8.5 Major flooding continues to occur. Water reaches the low steel on the Coldwater Road/Road 151 bridge. Coldwater Road/Road 151 is impassable.
6 Major flood stage. On the south side of Lisco...yards and homes along 4th street are affcted by flooding. Water reaches Coldwater Road/Road 151 and may begin to cover the road.
5.39 Record flooding in 1996 caused by ice jam flooding.
5 Moderate flood stage. At least two homes upstream of Coldwater Road/Road 151 are affected by flooding.
4 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.
(1) Looking upstream
(2) Looking downstream
(3) River gage
(4) North Platte River near Lisco
(5) Looking downstream from the right bank
(6) Looking upstream from the Coldwater Road Bridge
(7) Looking downstream from the Coldwater Road Bridge
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North Platte Weather Forecast Office
5250 E. Lee Bird Drive
North Platte, NE 69101
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