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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:59 AM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:45 am Saturday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 27.3 feet by Saturday morning.
* At 26.0 feet... flood fighting becomes serious. Rural levees are
near or above critical stage. Extensive flooding along old Terre
Haute Road. Many river Cabins flood. Water is 3 to 4 feet deep at
Vincennes boat club. Numerous local roads flood.


Lat... Lon 3887 8750 3874 8746 3846 8764 3847 8778
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1059 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Saturday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.8 feet by
Wednesday evening then begin falling.
* At 26.0 feet... major flood in progress. Sandbagging possible in
Hutsonville and on local levees. Gill township flood gage at
Riverton is installed. State Road 154 between Hutsonville and
Graysville is closed. All river roads improved or otherwise are
flooded, some by several feet of water. East side of Palestine
extensively flooded including all of Leaverton Park. Wabash River
levees on the Illinois side in Lawrence County Illinois may fail.


Lat... Lon 3913 8761 3899 8748 3886 8750 3885 8756
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959 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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 26.4
feet Wednesday early afternoon.
* At 26.0 feet... Island Creek levee on Indiana side is in danger of
failing. There are 2 farms on higher ground in protected area. A
few evacuations are necessary in Illinois towns of Hutsonville,
York, and possibly Darwin. Local improved Road south of
Hutsonville to Palestine floods extensively in places.


Lat... Lon 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
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959 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 26.2
feet Wednesday evening.
* At 26.0 feet... people in residential Cabins on the riverward side of
the levee generally relocate. Many local roads are completely
impassable. Oil fields are inaccessible. The remaining water
pumps are installed on the west end of Hazleton.


Lat... Lon 3851 8744 3844 8760 3841 8773 3843 8773
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1059 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:30 am Saturday the stage was 20.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
Wednesday morning then begin falling.
* At 25.8 feet... near major flooding in progress. During the may
1990, the town of Petersburg lost their main water line. This
problem is believed to have been corrected. Seven floods since may
1990 have reached this level. Levees are monitored at this level.
Numerous roads flooded. Flood waters approach State Road 56 near
Bowman. Extensive flooding in Dodge City.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
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1059 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Tuesday March 06.
* At 7:00 am Saturday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.8 feet by
Monday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Monday early
afternoon.
* At 24.0 feet... water is at critical stage for major agricultural
levees. All roads are underwater in flood plain except U.S.
Highway 50. Evacuations are necessary from river Cabins. All
farmland on the unprotected sides of levees floods.


Lat... Lon 3885 8712 3877 8723 3855 8723 3855 8726
      3879 8729 3887 8715




1059 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newberry.
* Until Sunday March 04.
* At 9:30 am Saturday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 21.1 feet by
Monday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Sunday morning.
* At 21.0 feet... flood waters reach critical stage for McGinnis and
shufflebarger levees.


Lat... Lon 3900 8694 3892 8700 3885 8712 3887 8715
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1059 am EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Elliston.
* Until Monday March 05.
* At 7:24 am Saturday the stage was 21.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 26.0 feet by
Tuesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
evening.
* At 26.0 feet... Shawnee airfield floods as flood waters begin to get
into the hangar. Relocation of livestock may be necessary.


Lat... Lon 3912 8692 3908 8694 3900 8693 3900 8697
      3905 8699 3913 8696




959 am CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:45 am Saturday the stage was 19.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 30.1 feet by
Sunday evening then begin falling.
* At 30.0 feet... extensive flooding in progress on the northern
outskirts of Mount Carmel and in western Gibson County Indiana with
some evacuations needed. Flooding may cause some evacuations and
relocation of motorized land vehicles. Numerous local river roads
are flooded. Beall Woods State Park has 160-200 acres flooded.
High water backs up into Bon pas creek. Browns, Illinois may be
surrounded by water if heavy local rain occurs. River is 3 miles
wide at I-64.


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




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:14 AM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south
central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and
west central Indiana, including the following areas, in
central Indiana, Bartholomew, Boone, Clinton, Decatur,
Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Howard, Johnson, Madison,
Marion, Morgan, rush, Shelby, and Tipton. In east central
Indiana, Delaware, Henry, and Randolph. In south central
Indiana, Brown, Jackson, Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast
Indiana, Jennings. In southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene,
Knox, Martin, and Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay,
Fountain, Montgomery, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Vermillion, and
Vigo.

* Through Sunday morning

* additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is expected through
Sunday morning, in areas that have already received
significant rainfall over the past few days. This will likely
worsen flooding on area waterways and lead to flooding of
other streams, low lying areas, and poor drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:14 AM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana, south
central Indiana, southeast Indiana, southwest Indiana, and
west central Indiana, including the following areas, in
central Indiana, Bartholomew, Boone, Clinton, Decatur,
Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Howard, Johnson, Madison,
Marion, Morgan, rush, Shelby, and Tipton. In east central
Indiana, Delaware, Henry, and Randolph. In south central
Indiana, Brown, Jackson, Lawrence, and Monroe. In southeast
Indiana, Jennings. In southwest Indiana, Daviess, Greene,
Knox, Martin, and Sullivan. In west central Indiana, Clay,
Fountain, Montgomery, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Vermillion, and
Vigo.

* Through Sunday morning

* additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches is expected through
Sunday morning, in areas that have already received
significant rainfall over the past few days. This will likely
worsen flooding on area waterways and lead to flooding of
other streams, low lying areas, and poor drainage areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.