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WGUS43 KLBF 131441  
FLWLBF  
BULLETIN -IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
941 AM CDT TUE JUN 13 2017  
 
...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.  
 
.MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT  
LEWELLEN THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE FLOODING IS A RESULT OF INCREASED RELEASES FROM UPSTREAM RESERVOIRS IN WYOMING, AS WELL AS RECENT HEAVY  
RAIN OVER THE WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE AND EASTERN WYOMING.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
NEC069-101-150241-  
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841 AM MDT TUE JUN 13 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 7:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.7 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  
FRIDAY MORNING THEN FALL TO 8.1 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING, WHERE  
IT WILL REMAIN STEADY THROUGH SUNDAY.  
* 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 8.2 FEET  
ON JAN 1 1980.  
 

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

 
 
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