970  
WGUS83 KLBF 221400  
FLSLBF  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
900 AM CDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
NEBRASKA...  
NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN AFFECTING GARDEN AND KEITH  
COUNTIES.  
 
.RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FLOOD STAGE FOR  
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. HOWEVER, THEY WILL REMAIN ELEVATED  
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
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800 AM MDT MON MAY 22 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELED FOR  
THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN.  
* AT 6:45 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.5 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER CRESTED BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 7.4 FEET. THE  
RIVER WILL FALL TO 7.3 FEET BY .  
* 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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