FLOOD WARNING: NISHNABOTNA RIVER NEAR HAMBURG

Weather

April 15th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

612 AM CDT SUN APR 15 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE NISHNABOTNA RIVER NEAR HAMBURG AFFECTING FREMONT COUNTY, FROM TODAY UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.
                   * AT 6:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.4 FEET.
                   * FLOOD STAGE IS 23.0 FEET.
                   * MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
                   * FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE TODAY AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO
                   NEAR 26.5 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING. THE RIVER SHOULD FALL BELOW
                   FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EVENING.
                   * IMPACT…AT 27.0 FEET…STATE HIGHWAY 275 SOUTH OF THE GAGE MAY BE
                   THREATENED IN SEVERAL SPOTS.