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WGUS43 KLBF 181407  
FLWLBF  
BULLETIN -IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
907 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEBRASKA...  
 
NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN AFFECTING GARDEN AND KEITH COUNTIES.  
 
NORTH PLATTE RIVER NEAR NORTH PLATTE AFFECTING LINCOLN COUNTY.  
 
.A ROUND OF VERY HEAVY RAIN THURSDAY NIGHT LED THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER TO RISE ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA. A SECOND ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT, WHICH WILL TAKE THE RIVER ABOVE FLOOD STAGE UPSTREAM OF LAKE MCCONAUGHY AND NEAR NORTH PLATTE. THE RIVER CREST FORECAST IS DEPENDENT ON THE PRECIPITATION FORECAST AND MAY CHANGE.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
NEC069-101-200208-  
/O.NEW.KLBF.FL.W.0002.180519T1200Z-000000T0000Z/  
/LEWN1.1.ER.180519T1200Z.180521T1200Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
807 AM MDT FRI MAY 18 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN.  
* FROM SATURDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 6:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 8.0 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 8.5 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING AROUND  
FAIRGROUND STREET, COUNTY ROAD 46, COUNTY ROAD 199 A AND COUNTY  
ROAD 44 A EAST OF HIGHWAY 26. HOMES NEAR AND ALONG THE RIVER MAY  
BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 8.0 FEET  
ON DEC 25 2002.  
 

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

 
 
NEC111-200208-  
/O.NEW.KLBF.FL.W.0003.180519T2000Z-180523T0900Z/  
/NPTN1.1.ER.180519T2000Z.180520T1200Z.180522T0900Z.NR/  
907 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER NEAR NORTH PLATTE.  
* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 8:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 6.4 FEET BY SUNDAY EVENING.THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 6.5 FEET...MODERATE AND MORE WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF LOW  
LYING AND AGRICULTURAL LAND BEGINS ALONG THE NORTH BANK OF THE  
NORTH PLATTE RIVER FROM HIGHWAY 83 TO APPROXIMATELY 4 MILES WEST OF  
HIGHWAY 83 SOUTH OF NORTH RIVER ROAD. WATER ENCROACHMENT INTO SOME  
RESIDENCES PROPERTY BEGINS ALONG AND SOUTH OF NORTH RIVER ROAD.  
WATER ENCROACHMENT INTO LOW LYING AREAS OF CODY PARK WORSENS.  
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 6.4 FEET  
ON DEC 1 1946.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4114 10067 4112 10064 4110 10069 4115 10075  
4119 10087 4124 10087  
 

 
 
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