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Flood Advisory

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
826 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

NEC079-081-121-300315-
/O.CON.KGID.FA.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150530T0315Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HALL NE-HAMILTON NE-MERRICK NE-
826 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...THE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1015 PM CDT FRIDAY FOR
EAST CENTRAL HALL...WEST CENTRAL HAMILTON AND SOUTHWESTERN MERRICK
COUNTIES...

* MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE PLATTE RIVER ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF HALL...HAMILTON AND MERRICK COUNTIES. MINOR FLOODING
  HAS BEEN REPORTED IN FIELDS AND NEAR THE HOTEL AND ARBYS PARKING
  LOT NEAR THE GRAND ISLAND HIGHWAY 281 AND INTERSTATE 80
  INTERCHANGE. A FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY NIGHT
  FOR AREAS ADJACENT TO THE RIVER WHICH MAY BE IMPACTED BY HIGH
  WATER.

* AT GRAND ISLAND...THE RIVER STAGE WAS 6.33 FEET AT 715 AM THURSDAY
  WHICH IS JUST SHY OF THE FLOOD STAGE OF 6.5 FEET. THE RIVER IS
  FORECAST TO FALL SOME THROUGH SATURDAY...BUT BEGIN A SLOW RISE
  AGAIN BY MONDAY JUNE 1. THE RIVER WILL LIKELY CREST AGAIN NEAR
  FLOOD STAGE AROUND JUNE 3.

* FLOODING ALONG LOW LYING AREAS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO EARLY
  NEXT MONTH. THOSE WITH PROPERTY INVESTMENTS ALONG THE RIVER SHOULD
  TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT THEIR INVESTMENT.

* THESE FORECASTS ARE BASED LARGELY ON WATER ALREADY IN THE PLATTE
  RIVER BASIN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IN THE BASIN WILL RESULT IN
  CHANGES TO ANTICIPATED STAGES AND TIMING OF CRESTS OR FALLS.
  ALWAYS CHECK RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS DAILY AT A MINIMUM TO
  REMAIN INFORMED OF THE SITUATION.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... LOW LYING
  AREAS NEAR THE HIGHWAY 281...AND INTERSTATE 80 EXIT 312
  INTERCHANGE.

LAT...LON 4097 9812 4091 9819 4080 9835 4078 9842
      4082 9842 4091 9826 4101 9816 4105 9809
      4105 9805 4101 9805

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NOAA/NWS/MORITZ



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
821 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Nebraska...

  Platte River Near Kearney Affecting Buffalo...Hall...Kearney and
  Phelps Counties. A second river crest will impact the Kearney
  area late this weekend.

&&

NEC019-079-099-137-290421-
/O.CON.KGID.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/KEAN1.1.ER.150518T1200Z.150522T2115Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
821 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Platte River Near Kearney.
* At  7:15 AM Thursday the stage was 6.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to begin a slow rise and
  crest again around 6.7 feet late Sunday and Monday. This
  crest would be slightly below the crest on May 22 of
  7 feet. It is important to remember this forecast is
  based on water which is already in the Platte
  River basin. Changes to the forecast water level will be
  possible should substantial rainfall be realized across
  the basin through south central or western Nebraska at
  anytime this week or next.
* at 6.0 feet...Minor flooding of rural lowlands occur.

&&

LAT...LON 4069 9925 4083 9839 4079 9833 4065 9889
      4061 9925

$$





Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
902 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
291215-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
902 AM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...WITH THE PRIMARY
THREAT SOUTH OF THE TRI-CITIES. NO SEVERE STORMS ARE
EXPECTED...BUT SOME STORMS COULD BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE HAIL
UP TO THE SIZE OF DIMES...AND WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 45 MPH.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA FROM
THE WEST THIS EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE WITH
THE MAIN THREAT WEST OF A LINE FROM ORD TO RAVENNA TO SUPERIOR.
THE PRIMARY HAZARDS WILL BE HAIL TO NEAR 1 INCH IN DIAMETER AND
WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

FLOOD WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES REMAIN ALONG PARTS OF THE PLATTE
RIVER BETWEEN GOTHENBURG AND THE CENTRAL CITY AREA. PLEASE REFER
TO THE LATEST FLOOD STATEMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS REMAIN IN THE FORECAST FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. A
STRONG STORM IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY EVENING FOR LOCATIONS SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM OSBORNE KANSAS TO GENEVA NEBRASKA...WHICH MAY PRODUCE
HAIL THE SIZE OF DIMES.

IN ADDITION...MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
PLATTE RIVER. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST FLOOD STATEMENTS FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED THIS EVENING ALONG AND WEST OF
HIGHWAY 283...BETWEEN 6 AND 10 PM.

&&

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

EWALD





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