Knox Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 8:29 AM EST on November 28, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Riverton. * Until Tuesday morning. * At 8:00 am Friday the stage was 15.3 feet. * Flood stage is 15.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 15.5 feet by Monday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Monday before midnight. * At 16.0 feet...some agricultural lands underwater. A few rural roads in Crawford County, Illinois close as water backs up minnow Slough. High water affects campground at Leaverton Park in Palestine. A few private roads near the Gill Township Levee in Sullivan County may flood. Water level is at the top of most makeshift levees.

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729 am CST Fri Nov 28 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site. * Until Tuesday afternoon. * Flood stage is 16.0 feet. * Forecast...the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 17.1 feet Sunday evening. * At 18.0 feet...seep water occurs behind levees on Indiana side. Hutson creek begins to overflow from backwater. Old Darwin Road and a few rural roads in eastern Clark and Crawford counties in Illinois are impassable. Low agricultural land floods.

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