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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:33 PM EDT May. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* From late Tuesday night to Thursday evening.
* At 9:30 PM Monday the stage was 14.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Wednesday morning and
continue to rise to near 16.2 feet by Wednesday early afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* At 16.0 feet... flooding affects agricultural lands.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
      3855 8736 3853 8729 3856 8723




1033 PM EDT Mon may 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Monday June 05.
* At 10:00 PM Monday the stage was 18.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Sunday early afternoon.
* At 18.5 feet... high water surrounds elevated river Cabins. County
roads to these Cabins are impassable. Agricultural flooding is in
progress. Seep water develops behind levees.


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




933 PM CDT Mon may 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Sunday evening.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.4
feet after midnight tomorrow.
* At 20.0 feet... Leaverton Park in Palestine and park in Hutsonville
begin to flood. Agricultural flooding spreads to higher land.
Seep water is noticeable behind levees. Some elevated river
cottages are surrounded by water. Several County or township roads
east of Lincoln heritage trail between Palestine and Hutsonville in
Crawford County Illinois are impassable.


Lat... Lon 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
      3922 8762 3932 8763




1033 PM EDT Mon may 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* From late tonight to late Thursday night.
* At 7:00 PM Monday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
rise to near 15.7 feet by early Wednesday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* At 16.0 feet... old Vincennes Road and residential property in this
area begin to flood. Flooding of low agricultural fields occurs
along portions of the river.


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




933 PM CDT Mon may 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* From Wednesday morning to late Friday night.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 16.6
feet Thursday morning.
* At 17.0 feet... lowest reading available from the Hazleton staff
gage. Since the 1930s the White River has moved from the "old
wellhouse" to several hundred yards from the "old wellhouse". The
river returns to the "old wellhouse" around 17 to 17.5 feet.


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