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Seward County Emergency Management - Nebraska
Thursday August 17th, 2017 :: 08:50 a.m. CDT


Flood Warning until 07:00PM Sunday

...The Flood Warning continues for... Big Blue River Near Surprise affecting Butler County. Big Blue River Near Seward affecting Seward County. Big Blue River Near Crete affecting Saline County. Lincoln Creek Near Seward affecting Seward County. West Fork Big Blue River Near Dorchester affecting Seward County. The Flood Warning continues for The West Fork Big Blue River Near Dorchester.

* from Friday evening to Sunday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 8:15 AM Thursday the stage was 3.2 feet...or 11.9 feet below flood stage.

* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue to rise to near 16.2 feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by early Sunday morning.

* 15.0 feet...Overflows commence along the low banks. &&



Do not drive cars through areas where water covers the road. The water depth may be too great to allow your vehicle to pass safely. Turn around...don`t drown! Additional information is available at:

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Seward County Emergency Management - Nebraska
322 S 14th St
Seward, NE 68434

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 402-643-4722

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Alert Details

Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Warning

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