| FLOOD WARNING
MERRICK NEBRASKA (NEZ048)
|Effective: Sat, May 23, 2015 10:14am CDT
|Updated: Sat, May 23, 2015 10:14am CDT
|Expires: Thu, May 28, 2015 01:00am CDT
|Areas Affected: Hall; Hamilton; Merrick
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Platte River Near Grand Island Affecting Hall...Hamilton and Merrick
The Platte River will start to crest in the Grand Island
area within two days. As a result, expect minor flooding
from the Doniphan area to downstream of the Highway 34 bridge.
The Flood Warning continues for
The Platte River Near Grand Island.
* At 9:15 AM Saturday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 6.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 6.7 feet
by Sunday evening. Look for the river to fluctuate
around 6.7 feet...before starting a very slow drop by
mid week. At this time...the river is forecast to fall
below flood stage Wednesday morning. This forecast is based
largely on water which is already in the Platte River Basin...
and not on anticipated rain events in the future. Should
substantially more rain fall in the basin...crest and stage
forecasts will be adjusted as needed.
* At 6.5 feet...Rural farm and pasture land flood. Persons
with property interests along the river should continue to
monitor forecasts on a daily basis for changes.