Knox Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 1:13 AM EDT on July 02, 2015

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Knox County in southwest Indiana...

* until 900 am EDT

* at 110 am EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
a slow moving area of thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall
across the warned area. Doppler radar estimates in excess of 4
inches has fallen across portions of central and southern Knox
County since early this evening. An additional one to two inches
is possible through 8 am EDT.

* Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause flooding to occur.
Some locations that will experience flooding include... Vincennes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the
water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow
your car to cross safely.

To report flooding... have the nearest law enforcement agency relay
your report to the National Weather Service forecast office in
Indianapolis.


Lat... Lon 3848 8775 3851 8765 3855 8767 3866 8761
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1102 am CDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until Wednesday July 08.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 18.8
feet early Monday morning.
* At 19.0 feet... flood waters cover the Hazleton softball field.
Pottsville Road is underwater and impassable.


Lat... Lon 3854 8744 3852 8755 3843 8773 3841 8773
      3844 8760 3851 8744




1202 PM EDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 11:30 am Wednesday the stage was 17.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.6 feet by
Sunday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Monday before midnight.
* At 19.0 feet... low bottomlands flood and flooding begins on higher
bottomlands. State Road 257 may begin to flood if Shoals gage
reading is over 17 feet. Private levees may be overtopped in many
cases.


Lat... Lon 3855 8726 3855 8739 3854 8744 3851 8744
      3850 8727 3855 8723




1202 PM EDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At 7:00 am Wednesday the stage was 19.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 19.8 feet by
Friday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Sunday early afternoon.
* At 20.0 feet... water is at critical levels for makeshift levees.
Most of bottomlands flood. Old Vincennes Road and State Road 358
between Plainville and Edwardsport are impassable by several feet.
High water surrounds river Cabins. This type of flood occurs on
average about once a year.


Lat... Lon 3887 8715 3879 8729 3855 8726 3855 8723
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1202 PM EDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newberry.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 11:30 am Wednesday the stage was 16.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.2 feet by
tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
morning.
* At 17.0 feet... flood waters blocks access and begins to surround
about 5 to 10 river Cabins on south side of the river just
southwest of Newberry.


Lat... Lon 3900 8696 3894 8708 3887 8715 3885 8712
      3892 8700 3900 8694




1202 PM EDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Elliston.
* Until Saturday evening.
* At 8:00 am Wednesday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.4 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Saturday morning.
* At 23.5 feet... CR 100n leading to Shawnee Field floods. High water
affecting other roads near the White River in Greene County also.
Extensive flooding of river bottomlands.


Lat... Lon 3913 8696 3905 8699 3900 8697 3900 8693
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1102 am CDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:45 am Wednesday the stage was 25.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 24.7 feet
by tomorrow morning.
* At 25.5 feet... extensive lowland flooding in progress. Much of the
flood plain activity is affected by high water. Numerous local
river roads flood.


Lat... Lon 3847 8777 3827 8800 3822 8800 3822 8794
      3828 8781 3846 8765




1202 PM EDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:45 am Wednesday the stage was 22.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 22.5 feet by
Sunday morning then begin falling.
* At 23.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress on the Northside of
Vincennes along old Terre Haute Road. Flooding affects local
Sawmill. At least 1 family may move from their home. The river is
more than a mile wide at the Red Skelton bridge.


Lat... Lon 3886 8756 3871 8756 3847 8778 3846 8764
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1202 PM EDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until further notice.
* At 11:00 am Wednesday the stage was 23.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.3 feet by
Friday early afternoon then begin falling.
* At 24.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress. Most levees are
at critical levels. Water level near the top of a few levees.
High water begins to affect residences in eastern Palestine,
Illinois and those along East River Road just southeast of
Palestine. Some evacuations are necessary. Rodeo area in Leaverton
Park begins to flood. Water near or over East River Road south of
Palestine.


Lat... Lon 3913 8767 3898 8759 3885 8756 3886 8750
      3899 8748 3913 8761




1102 am CDT Wed Jul 1 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 24.1
feet this afternoon.
* At 24.0 feet... extensive flooding is in progress. Rural roads in
eastern Clark and Crawford counties in Illinois are impassible. A
few Mobile home residences and area along Hutson creek just south
of Hutsonville flood. Flood is at critical level for most of
levees. Extensive seep water is behind levees. Water surrounds
residential areas of Riverton, Riverview, Hutsonville and eastern
York.


Lat... Lon 3932 8763 3922 8762 3914 8768 3912 8762
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