from the Colorado disaster will hit the Kearney portion of the Platte River Monday
or Tuesday. Water will reach 6.5 feet on Tuesday and 6.9 come Wednesday.
numbers are higher than the city's flood stage level 6. In the past when
flooding has reached 7.5 feet, the water remained at tree line.
county emergency management says if you live along the river prepare to move
livestock and personal property before Monday
most importantly stay out of the water.
not something to play in, particularly it's full of debris, it's got bacteria
in it there that are man–made and natural debris coming down the river that you
just don't want to be in," said Darrin Lewis of Buffalo County Emergency Management.
and Saturday night officials will be handing out flyers to homes and businesses
along the river to warn people about the incoming water.