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North Platte River Flood 2011

Higher than normal snowpack in the Wyoming mountains led to full reservoirs on the North Platte River, causing lowland flooding from Lisco to east of North Platte.

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    Crews had to cut into Fairground Road south of Lewellen to relieve some of the pressure on the North Platte River. This is looking south on Fairground Road. Taken 5/23/11.
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    Looking south on Fairground Road south of Lewellen, where crews cut the road to allow flood waters to flow through. Taken 5/23/11.
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    Fairground Road, looking south (with the old river bridge in the background). Taken 5/23/11.
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    This photo was taken just off Highway 26 between Oshkosh and Lewellen. Taken 5/23/11.
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    This photo was taken just off Highway 26 between Oshkosh and Lewellen. Taken 5/23/11.
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    This photo was taken just off Highway 26 between Oshkosh and Lewellen. Taken 5/23/11.
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    This photo was taken just off Highway 26 between Oshkosh and Lewellen. Taken 5/23/11.
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    The Eggers' property south of Lewellen. Taken 5/23/11.
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    The Eggers' property south of Lewellen. Taken 5/23/11.
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    The Eggers' property south of Lewellen. Taken 5/23/11.
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    The Eggers' property south of Lewellen. Taken 5/23/11.
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    Near Riverview Assisted Living in Lewellen.
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    North Platte River near Cody Park in North Platte.
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    North Platte River near Cody Park in North Platte.
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    North Platte River near Cody Park in North Platte.
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    North Platte River near Cody Park in North Platte.
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    North Platte River near Cody Park in North Platte.
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    North Platte River near Cody Park in North Platte.
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    Small boat ramp in northwest corner of Cody Park in North Platte. 6.18.11
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    Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11
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    Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11
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    Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11 - That's the North Platte River bridge for Highway 83.
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    Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11
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    Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11 - That's the North Platte River bridge for Highway 83.
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    Water marker at Cody Park in North Platte on 6.18.11
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    Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11
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    Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11
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    Sandbagging at Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11
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    Sandbagging at Cody Park in North Platte 6.18.11
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    North Platte River bridge just west of the North Platte Airport on Highway 30, east of North Platte, looking northwest. Taken 6.18.11
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    North Platte River bridge just west of the North Platte Airport on Highway 30, east of North Platte, looking northwest. Taken 6.18.11
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    North Platte River bridge just west of the North Platte Airport on Highway 30, east of North Platte, looking northwest. Taken 6.18.11