Ice Jams Causing Elevated River Levels Along the North Platte and Platte Rivers


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NEC111-040218-
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
918 PM CDT WED JUL 30 2014

...HIGHER WATER LEVELS ON THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER...

.INCREASED WATER RELEASES FROM LAKE MCCONAUGHY WILL CAUSE HIGHER
WATER FLOWS ON THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE.
THIS WATER IS BEING RELEASED FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES. WATER
LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FLOOD STAGE AND NO FLOODING IS
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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THE CURRENT OBSERVED AND FORECAST STAGES FOR THE NEXT FOUR DAYS
INCLUDE:
                   FLD    OBSERVED       FORECAST 7 AM CDT
LOCATION           STG  STG  DAY TIME    THU    FRI    SAT    SUN

NORTH PLATTE RIVER
NORTH PLATTE       6.0   5.3 WED 6 PM    5.7    5.7    5.7    5.7

SAFETY MESSAGE...STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO...RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS OR ONLINE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE.

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