608  
WGUS43 KOAX 212335  
FLWOAX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUIRED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA  
635 PM CDT MON AUG 21 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN NEBRASKA...  
 
BIG BLUE RIVER NEAR SURPRISE AFFECTING BUTLER 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  
 

 
 
NEC023-221135-  
/O.NEW.KOAX.FL.W.0029.170822T0000Z-170823T1200Z/  
/SRPN1.1.ER.170822T0000Z.170822T1200Z.170822T1800Z.NO/  
635 PM CDT MON AUG 21 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A  
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE BIG BLUE RIVER NEAR SURPRISE.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 5:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.9 FEET...OR 0.1 FEET BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 7.5 FEET BY TOMORROW MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TOMORROW AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...COUNTY ROAD 24 1/2 WILL BEGIN TO FLOOD  
DOWNSTREAM OF SURPRISE. IN ADDITION, THE CITY PARK NEAR THE GAGE  
SITE BEGINS TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4113 9737 4110 9719 4097 9713 4097 9717  
4111 9737  
 

 
 
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