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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:58 AM EST Nov. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Thursday November 30.
* At 9:00 am Thursday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.6 feet by
Sunday evening. The river will fall below flood stage early
Thursday morning.
* At 18.0 feet... extensive lowland flooding is in progress. High
water surrounds many river Cabins. Access to most river Cabins is
by boat only. Levees begin to protect farmland. Extensive
flooding of Leaverton Park occurs in Palestine, Illinois.


Lat... Lon 3913 8761 3899 8748 3886 8750 3885 8756
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858 am CST Thu Nov 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Thursday November 30.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.0
feet Saturday evening.
* 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
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