Flood Warning for the East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak

Weather

May 29th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

858 PM CDT WED MAY 29 2013
 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A
 * FLOOD WARNING FOR
   THE EAST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT RED OAK.
 * FROM THURSDAY EVENING TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON…OR UNTIL THE WARNING
   IS CANCELLED.
 * AT  8:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.7 FEET…OR 6.3 FEET BELOW
   FLOOD STAGE.
 * FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
 * MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
 * FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW EVENING AND CONTINUE
   TO RISE TO NEAR 20.5 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING.THE RIVER WILL FALL
   BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.
 * IMPACT…AT 20.0 FEET…LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS ALONG THE WEST BANK.