WGUS53 KOAX 141554
BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
1054 AM CDT THU MAR 14 2019
…FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR LOCATIONS ALONG THE PLATTE RIVER FROM
SCHUYLER DOWN TO ASHLAND…
The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for…
Northwestern Sarpy County in east central Nebraska…
Southeastern Colfax County in northeastern Nebraska…
Southwestern Dodge County in east central Nebraska…
Western Douglas County in east central Nebraska…
Northeastern Butler County in east central Nebraska…
Northeastern Saunders County in east central Nebraska…
* Until 145 PM CDT.
* At 1049 AM CDT, emergency management reported a surge of
floodwaters traveling down the Platte River related to a recent
ice jam breakup. Floodwaters will quickly rise 4 to 5 feet along
the Platte River and will quickly flood locations immediately
adjacent to the river. Residents please to quickly evacuate and
move to higher ground now!
This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for area around the Platte River
from Schuyler to Ashland, and is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW!
* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Fremont, Ashland, Valley, North Bend, Yutan, Inglewood, Morse
Bluff, Leshara, Rogers, Two Rivers State Recreation Area, Fremont
Lakes State Recreation Area, Camp Eagle and Camp Cedars.
This includes Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 428 and
Move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and
life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are
fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.
Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.
A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.
LAT…LON 4149 9700 4147 9657 4143 9645 4135 9637
4118 9628 4103 9628 4105 9634 4102 9635
4102 9637 4125 9641 4140 9654 4143 9687