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Strong Coastal Storm to Impact Mid-Atlantic to New England through Thursday

A rapidly intensifying storm developing across the Mid-Atlantic will move quickly into New England by Thursday. The storm will produce heavy rainfall and localized flooding across these areas. Additionally, strong winds may cause some tree damage and power outages through Thursday. Elsewhere, elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across the Great Basin and Central Rockies. Read More >

The table below lists some proposed flood stage changes. These changes are a result of the observed impacts during the March 2019 flood. This changes will take effect on September 16, 2019. Please provide feedback before that date to David Pearson.

Location River Moderate Flood Stage Major Flood Stage
North Bend Platte River lower to 10 feet lower to 11.5 feet
Ashland Platte River no change lower to 23.5 feet
Ashland Salt Creek lower to 21 feet no change
Crete Big Blue River no change raise to 31 feet
Columbus Loup River lower to 13 feet lower to 17 feet
Ithaca Wahoo Creek lower to 20.5 feet no change
Mapleton Maple River lower to 22 feet lower to 23 feet
Niobrara Niobrara River lower to 38 feet lower to 41 feet
Randolph West Nishnabotna River no change raise to 27 feet
Walthill South Omaha Creek change to 23 feet change to 24.5 feet
Pilger Elkhorn River raise to 15 feet raise to 17 feet
West Point Elkhorn River no change lower to 17.0 feet
Winslow Elkhorn River no change lower to 23 feet