Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
152 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

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SMITH KS-JEWELL KS-OSBORNE KS-THAYER NE-WEBSTER NE-NUCKOLLS NE-
152 AM CDT THU MAY 7 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM CDT THURSDAY FOR
SOUTHEASTERN SMITH...JEWELL...NORTHERN OSBORNE...THAYER...
SOUTHEASTERN WEBSTER AND SOUTHERN NUCKOLLS COUNTIES...

AT 146 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES OF 3 TO 10 INCHES OF RAIN
HAD FALLEN WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE HEBRON AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGE HAD
7.81 INCHES OF RAIN UNTIL MIDNIGHT WHEN THE EQUIPMENT STOPPED
REPORTING. RAINFALL OF 10 INCHES WAS REPORTED IN ALEXANDRIA.

WHITE ROCK CREEK AT BURR OAK HAD A READING OF 21.87 FEET. FLOOD
STAGE IS 15 FEET. THE CREEK IS EXPECTED TO CREST JUST OVER 22 FEET.

BIG SANDY CREEK NEAR ALEXANDRIA HAD A READING OF 15.61 FEET. FLOOD
STAGE IS 14 FEET. THE CREEK IS EXPECTED TO CREST AT OVER 16 FEET.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SUPERIOR...HEBRON...OSBORNE...DOWNS...MANKATO...DESHLER...JEWELL...
CHESTER...GUIDE ROCK...LEBANON...ALEXANDRIA...BURR OAK...HARDY...
RUSKIN...PORTIS...ESBON...FORMOSO...BYRON...IONIA AND RANDALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4000 9751 4000 9793 3961 9794 3957 9849
      3950 9849 3930 9868 3933 9904 4005 9840
      4034 9738 4010 9738

$$

JCB



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