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WGUS43 KLBF 190325  
FLWLBF  
BULLETIN -IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
1025 PM CDT THU MAY 18 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.  
 
.THE COMBINATION OF RESERVOIR RELEASES UPSTREAM AND RECENT AND  
FUTURE RAINFALL IS FORECAST TO CAUSE MINOR RIVER FLOODING ON  
THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN. RIVER LEVELS ARE  
ANTICIPATED TO START RISING ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND IS FORECAST TO  
RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE ON SUNDAY.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
NEC069-101-201525-  
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925 PM MDT THU MAY 18 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN.  
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:45 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.7 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 8.1 FEET BY TUESDAY 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 8.1 FEET  
ON MAR 5 1995.  
 

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

 
 
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