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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:59 PM CST Jan. 17, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* From late Thursday night to Thursday January 26.
* At 9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
continue to rise to near 19.5 feet by Tuesday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Wednesday early afternoon.
* At 20.0 feet... river is bankfull in all locations. All oil field
production ceases with the exception of pumping units on
substructures. Access to these are by boat only. Agricultural
losses increase dramatically. Farmers move livestock to higher
ground. City of Mount Carmel leaves flood gates b and c in year
round.


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




1059 PM EST Tue Jan 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Wednesday January 25.
* At 10:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.4 feet by
Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
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 8767 3898 8759 3885 8756 3886 8750
      3899 8748 3913 8761




959 PM CST Tue Jan 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Wednesday January 25.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 18.7
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.


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




959 PM CST Tue Jan 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until Thursday January 26.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.1
feet 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




1059 PM EST Tue Jan 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Wednesday January 25.
* At 10:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.3 feet by
early Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
afternoon.
* At 18.0 feet... lowland flooding begins to flood several Pike County
roads. Many of the following County roads begin to flood around
this level... east of sr 57 include CR 750n... CR 600n and CR 1000e.
Pike County Road subject to flooding west of sr 57 include... CR 250
W... CR 400w... CR 675n... CR 700 N... CR 1000w... CR 900w... CR 700w
and CR 775w.


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




1059 PM EST Tue Jan 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.4 feet by
Friday evening. The river will fall below flood stage late Monday
morning.
* At 17.5 feet... flooding closes old Vincennes Road. High water
crosses sr 358 on the Daviess County side just west of the levee.
Flooding begins to affect higher bottomlands. Residential property
of river Cabins begins to flood.


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




1059 PM EST Tue Jan 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Newberry.
* From Wednesday evening to Saturday evening.
* At 10:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
continue to rise to near 13.8 feet by Thursday evening. The river
will fall below flood stage by Saturday morning.
* At 13.5 feet... high water may affect CR 550 S in the Mary Long
Cutoff area.


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




1059 PM EST Tue Jan 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Elliston.
* From Wednesday morning to Sunday morning.
* At 8:00 am Tuesday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
continue to rise to near 19.7 feet by Thursday early afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage by Saturday before midnight.
* At 20.0 feet... River Road north of CR 150 W in Greene County is
flooded. Low agricultural fields flood.


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