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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Fri 03/15/2019 07:09 AM EDT

End Time

Fri 03/15/2019 01:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Ericson, NE

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service North Platte NE 609 AM CDT FRI MAR 15 2019 The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Southwestern Wheeler County in north central Nebraska... * Until noon CDT. * At 602 AM CDT, emergency management reported that water was near the top of Ericson Dam and could over top the dam causing a failure. Though dam failure has not occurred, there is still a high risk of failure. * Some locations that will experience flooding include... areas below Ericson Dam along the Cedar River. This includes Highway 281 between mile markers 132 and 135. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. If the dam were to fail, flooding will be similar to when the dam previously failed on June 13 2010. LAT...LON 4174 9875 4181 9875 4180 9846 4174 9845