This update is for the North Platte River at Bridgeport.
At 12:00 Noon Friday the stage was 8.19 feet, which is up 0.15 feet from yesterday's stage of 8.04 feet. Flood Stage is 9.50 feet. Flooding is not occuring, and flooding is not forecast.
The river is currently forecast to remain fairly steady for the next 48 hours.
At 8:50 feet: Bankfull stage. Homes along the North Platte River will begin to experience water seepage into their basements.
At 8.51 feet: Record stage (occured 5/23/1973).
At 9.50 feet: Flood stage. Minor lowland flooding occurs. Homes along the North Platte River will have water in their basements.
(1) 8.51 feet on 05/28/1973
(2) 8.33 feet on 06/20/1984
(3) 8.06 feet on 06/28/1983
(4) 8.03 feet on 06/21/2010
(5) 7.67 feet on 06/13/2005
* The river reached 8.37 feet at 6:00 AM on 5/13/2011, marking the second highest crest on record.