982  
WGUS83 KLBF 150101  
FLSLBF  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
701 PM CST TUE JAN 14 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
NEBRASKA...  
NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN AFFECTING GARDEN AND KEITH  
COUNTIES.  
 
.THE ICE JAM AND RESULTANT FLOODING ON THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT  
LEWELLEN HAS ENDED. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO FALL OVER  
THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH MINOR RIVER LEVEL FLUCTUATIONS POSSIBLE.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
NEC069-101-150131-  
/O.CAN.KLBF.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-200115T0101Z/  
/LEWN1.1.IJ.200112T0845Z.200113T1830Z.200114T2100Z.UU/  
601 PM MST TUE JAN 14 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER AT LEWELLEN.  
* AT 4:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.8 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 2:00 PM TUESDAY.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 6.3 FEET BY THURSDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD STAGE. OVERFLOW AND HIGH WATER  
TABLE LEVELS MAY 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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