North Platte Weather September 24th

Posted 12 months ago

By Scott Carlson

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  • Today: Sunny, with a high near 75. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 8 mph in the evening.
  • Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
  • Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
NEBRASKA...

  SOUTH PLATTE RIVER NEAR ROSCOE AFFECTING DEUEL AND KEITH COUNTIES.

  SOUTH PLATTE RIVER AT NORTH PLATTE AFFECTING LINCOLN COUNTY.

  PLATTE RIVER AT BRADY NORTH CHANNEL AFFECTING LINCOLN COUNTY.

.FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG THE SOUTH PLATTE RIVER FROM THE
NEBRASKA/COLORADO BORDER INTO THE PLATTE RIVER THROUGH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA. THE SOUTH PLATTE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL
OVER THE NEXT WEEK. HOWEVER...AS ADDITIONAL RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS
COLORADO THE RIVER LEVEL IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH THE
BEGINNING OF OCTOBER.

THE PLATTE RIVER ACROSS EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY WILL BEGIN TO SLOWLY
FALL ON TUESDAY MORNING. SLIGHT FLUCTUATIONS ARE POSSIBLE...BUT THE
RIVER IS NOT EXPECTED TO RISE MORE THAN A COUPLE OF INCHES IN THE
BRADY AREA. THE RIVER WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...WITH ELEVATED RIVER LEVELS EXPECTED THROUGH THE BEGINNING
OF OCTOBER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER
COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR
CAR TO CROSS SAFELY AND THE ROAD BENEATH MAY NOT BE INTACT. VEHICLES
CAUGHT IN RISING WATERS SHOULD BE ABANDONED QUICKLY.

SAFETY MESSAGE...STAY OUT OF FLOOD WATERS. THE VELOCITY OF THE WATER
WILL BE FASTER THAN USUAL AND UNSAFE. ALSO THE WATER CAN CONTAIN
SEWAGE...DEBRIS...BACTERIA AND OTHER ITEMS.