River Crests Make the Record Books

...AREA RIVER AND STREAM CREST RECORDS AND HISTORY...

...PLATTE RIVER...

THE PLATTE RIVER AT ASHLAND CRESTED SATURDAY MORNING AROUND 930 AM
WITH A LEVEL OF 21.13 FEET. THIS IS THE 4TH HIGHEST CREST ON RECORD
AT THIS LOCATION.

HISTORICAL CRESTS AT ASHLAND
1...23.05 FEET 2/20/1997
2...21.45 FEET 7/25/1993
3...21.39 FEET 3/15/2001
4...21.13 FEET 5/31/2008  <-- SATURDAY`S CREST
5...20.86 FEET 2/21/1997

THE PLATTE RIVER AT LOUISVILLE CRESTED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AROUND
130 PM WITH A LEVEL OF 10.59 FEET. THIS IS THE 8TH HIGHEST CREST
ON RECORD AT THIS LOCATION.

HISTORICAL CRESTS AT LOUISVILLE
 1...12.45 FEET 3/30/1960
 2...12.41 FEET 6/16/1967
 3...11.90 FEET 7/25/1993
 4...11.47 FEET 3/10/1993
 5...11.35 FEET 6/14/1984
 6...10.83 FEET 3/20/1978
 7...10.62 FEET 6/25/1963
 8...10.59 FEET 5/31/2008  <-- SATURDAY`S CREST
 9...10.51 FEET 2/19/1971
10...10.35 FEET 6/17/1957

...SHELL CREEK...

SHELL CREEK AT COLUMBUS CRESTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON AROUND 1200 PM WITH
A LEVEL OF 22.06 FEET. THIS IS THE 4TH HIGHEST CREST ON RECORD
AT THIS LOCATION.

HISTORICAL CRESTS AT COLUMBUS
1...22.76 FEET 6/17/1990
2...22.15 FEET 2/20/1971
3...22.11 FEET 5/20/1982
4...22.06 FEET 5/30/2008  <-- FRIDAY`S CREST
5...21.73 FEET 7/10/1993

...MISSOURI RIVER...

AT NEBRASKA CITY...THE MISSOURI RIVER CRESTED AROUND 1130 AM
SUNDAY MORNING AT 21.15 FEET. THIS CREST MAKES IT THE 12TH HIGHEST
CREST ON RECORD AT THIS LOCATION.

1...27.66 FEET 4/18/1952
2...27.19 FEET 7/23/1993
3...24.78 FEET 6/15/1984
4...23.42 FEET 6/24/1996
5...23.42 FEET 6/24/1997
6...22.95 FEET 6/17/1967
7...22.43 FEET 3/22/1978
8...21.70 FEET 8/8/1996
9...21.43 FEET 4/5/1960
10...21.35 FEET 6/3/1995
11...21.21 FEET 7/1/1983
12...21.15 FEET 6/1/2008  <-- SUNDAY`S CREST
13...20.96 FEET 3/25/1987
14...20.95 FEET 4/28/1950
15...20.73 FEET 6/29/1999

AT BROWNVILLE...THE MISSOURI RIVER APPEARS TO BE CRESTING NOW
AROUND 9 TO 10 PM SUNDAY WITH A STAGE OF 37.27. THIS CREST
MAKES IT THE 7TH HIGHEST CREST ON RECORD AT THIS LOCATION.

1...44.30 FEET 7/24/1993
2...41.20 FEET 6/15/1984
3...40.70 FEET 4/17/1952
4...39.70 FEET 6/25/1996
5...38.95 FEET 10/12/1973
6...37.95 FEET 3/22/1978
7...37.27 FEET 6/1/2008  <-- SUNDAY`S CREST
8...37.00 FEET 6/19/1967
9...37.00 FEET 7/19/1996
10...37.00 FEET 8/8/1996

AT RULO...THE MISSOURI RIVER WAS STILL RISING VERY SLOWLY AT 1030 PM.
THE STAGE HAS PEAKED AROUND 20.40...ALTHOUGH IT COULD GO JUST
SLIGHTLY HIGHER. BASED ON THIS NUMBER...THIS WOULD BE THE 23RD
HIGHEST CREST. AGAIN...THIS COULD REACH THE 22ND OR 21ST HIGHEST
CREST IF THE RIVER RISES JUST ANOTHER TENTH OR TWO OF A FOOT LATER
TONIGHT.



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