663  
WGUS83 KLBF 221322  
FLSLBF  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
822 AM CDT TUE MAY 22 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
NEBRASKA...  
NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN AFFECTING GARDEN AND KEITH  
COUNTIES.  
 
.NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN CRESTED MONDAY MORNING AND HAS FALLEN  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE. RIVER LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE OVER THE NEXT FEW  
DAYS.  
 
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.  
 
DO NOT LET CHILDREN PLAY NEAR THE RIVER DURING HIGH WATER.  
 

 
 
NEC069-101-221352-  
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/LEWN1.1.ER.180521T0300Z.180521T1245Z.180521T2330Z.UU/  
722 AM MDT TUE MAY 22 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN.  
* AT 6:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 5:30 PM MONDAY.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 7.1 FEET BY TOMORROW  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.5 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. OVERFLOW AND HIGH WATER  
TABLE LEVELS WILL CAUSE SEEPAGE AND FLOODING OF BASEMENTS AND CRAWL  
SPACES NEAR AND ALONG THE RIVER.  
 

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

 
 
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