483  
WGUS43 KOAX 131225  
FLWOAX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUIRED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA  
725 AM CDT THU JUL 13 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEBRASKA...  
 
BIG BLUE RIVER NEAR CRETE AFFECTING SALINE COUNTY.  
 
WEST FORK BIG BLUE RIVER NEAR DORCHESTER AFFECTING SEWARD COUNTY.  
 
LINCOLN CREEK NEAR SEWARD AFFECTING SEWARD COUNTY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. THE  
WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO PASS SAFELY.  
TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN!  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT:  
HTTP://WWW.WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OAX  
 

 
 
NEC151-140025-  
/O.NEW.KOAX.FL.W.0016.170715T0345Z-170716T1837Z/  
/CRTN1.1.ER.170715T0345Z.170715T1800Z.170716T0037Z.NO/  
725 AM CDT THU JUL 13 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A  
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE BIG BLUE RIVER NEAR CRETE.  
* FROM FRIDAY EVENING TO SUNDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.1 FEET...OR 12.9 FEET BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY LATE FRIDAY EVENING AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 21.8 FEET BY EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY EVENING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4070 9702 4070 9695 4039 9685 4037 9690  
4042 9697  
 

 
 
NEC159-140025-  
/O.EXT.KOAX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-170714T1636Z/  
/SWDN1.1.ER.170713T1115Z.170713T1800Z.170713T2236Z.NO/  
725 AM CDT THU JUL 13 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LINCOLN CREEK NEAR SEWARD.  
* AT 6:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.2 FEET...OR 0.2 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.0 FEET BY THIS  
AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 17.0 FEET...CONTINUOUS FLOODING CONTINUES ACROSS THE  
LOWLANDS WITH SOME COUNTY ROADS INUNDATED BY FLOOD WATERS. ACCESS  
TO THE GAGE FROM THE EAST FLOODS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4100 9737 4099 9725 4093 9709 4089 9710  
4096 9737  
 

 
 
NEC159-140025-  
/O.NEW.KOAX.FL.W.0017.170714T0817Z-170716T0148Z/  
/DRGN1.1.ER.170714T0817Z.170714T1800Z.170715T0748Z.NO/  
725 AM CDT THU JUL 13 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A  
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE WEST FORK BIG BLUE RIVER NEAR DORCHESTER.  
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO SATURDAY EVENING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS  
CANCELLED.  
* AT 6:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.3 FEET...OR 11.7 FEET BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY FRIDAY AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 18.2 FEET BY EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET...THOUGH ONLY MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AT  
THE GAGE, UPSTREAM NEAR BEAVER CROSSING MORE SEVERE FLOODING IS  
LIKELY ONGOING, SIMILAR TO THE FLOODING SEEN IN SEPTEMBER OF 2014.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4078 9736 4081 9733 4070 9699 4069 9699  
4066 9709  
 

 
 
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