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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:20 AM EDT Jun. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* From this morning to Friday afternoon.
* At sun 10:00 am the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 16.7 feet by late Wednesday
night then begin falling. The river will fall below flood stage
late Thursday night.
* 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.


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




920 am CDT sun Jun 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until Friday afternoon.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to crest at 17.9 feet Wednesday
evening and will fall below flood stage by late Thursday night.
* 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 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
      3922 8762 3932 8763




1020 am EDT sun Jun 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At sun 09:30 am the stage was 17.4 feet. This is 2.0 to 2.5 feet
higher than the observations from the old legacy gauge.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet. This is 2.5 feet higher than flood stage
from the old legacy gauge.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 18.3 feet by late Monday
night then begin falling. The river will fall below flood stage
Wednesday evening.
* At 18.5 feet... lowest river Cabins across from the Wabash generating
station begin to flood. Flooding of agricultural land along U.S. 63
north of Terre Haute, West Bank of river and in southwest Vigo
County occurs. County roads flood in southwest Vigo County. The
wetland projects between U.S. 40 and I-70 begin to slowly fill.


Lat... Lon 3960 8736 3943 8740 3930 8757 3932 8763
      3945 8747 3960 8741




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