The South Platte River Remains High at North Platte


River levels will remain high on the South Platte River at North Platte the next several days, but no further flooding is expected as levels continue to slowly fall. Please use caution if near the river, as the water remains very muddy and swift.

For the latest official statement on the South Platte River at North Platte CLICK HERE.

South Platte River Gage @ North Platte, NE

Impacts

18.5'  - Water reaches the bottom of the Highway 83 bridge.
18.3'  - Water may begin to flow into the Sonic parking lot.
17'  - Water may reach the Quality Inn and Pizza Hut parking lots.
15'  - Major flood stage.
   Flooding of homes is possible along the South Platte River in and around
   the city of North Platte.
   Water is likely to back up into storm drains throughout the city of North Platte.
14'  - Moderate flood stage. 
   Flooding of homes along the South Platte River including the City of North Platte. 
   Water may begin to cover South River Road.
13.5'  - Water begins to flow over Buffalo Bill Road just north of the South Platte River bridge.
13'  - Flood Stage. Flooding of yards and roads may occur around homes in Hidden Lakes.
   Most of Iron Eagle Golf Course becomes submerged.
   Backwash may occur into sewer and storm drains in the city of North Platte.
12.9'  - Backwash may occur into sewer and storm drains in city of North Platte.
12'  - Flooding occurs on the north and east end of Iron Eagle Golf Course along the south bank of the river.
10'  - Ponding of water and flooding of low lying areas at Iron Eagle Golf Course.

River Gages include the latest observation and the latest forecast.
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For more information see the NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service Homepage
 

 

Page composition by Bill Taylor
National Weather Service 
North Platte

 

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