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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:47 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* From Monday morning until further notice.
* At 10:30 am Saturday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to
rise to near 21.3 feet by Monday afternoon.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... the river is 3 miles wide at I-64.


Lat... Lon 3816 8799 3815 8790 3797 8799 3781 8801
      3780 8809 3789 8810




1045 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
The Skillet Fork river at Wayne City.
* From this evening to late Wednesday night.
* At 10:00 am Saturday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage this evening and continue to
rise to near 22.3 feet by Monday afternoon. The river will fall
below flood stage by Wednesday evening.


Lat... Lon 3857 8866 3858 8855 3839 8856 3827 8838
      3826 8846 3836 8865




1033 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Wabash River at Carmi.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:30 am Saturday the stage was 26.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
to rise to near 35.2 feet by Friday evening.
* Impact... at 35.5 feet... businesses just downstream of IL Route 14
and Route 1 in Carmi flood.


Lat... Lon 3826 8816 3825 8802 3804 8813 3793 8808
      3791 8812 3801 8828




924 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* From Monday morning until further notice.
* At 8:45 am Saturday the stage was 8.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue to
rise to near 29.2 feet by Sunday evening.
* At 28.5 feet... extensive flooding in progress. Some residents along
south division street in the Mt. Carmel area and in the Keensburg
area must relocate. Several local roads are flooded, some by
several feet of water. These include south division street, CR
1280 E, three township roads south of Illinois 1 near Keensburg in
Illinois, and Wabash River Road and Wilson Road near Little Rock in
Indiana.


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




857 am CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
White County in southeastern Illinois...
Gallatin County in southern Illinois...
Warrick County in southwestern Indiana...
Gibson County in southwestern Indiana...
Vanderburgh County in southwestern Indiana...
Posey County in southwestern Indiana...
Pike County in southwestern Indiana...

* until 245 PM CDT/345 PM EDT/

* at 850 am CDT/950 am EDT/, the public reported flooding in parts
of the warned area. Some roads have been flooded, including a few
primary highways. Rainfall amounts of 5 to 8 inches have been
common over the past 24 hours.

* Rainfall has become lighter across the warned area, and this
diminishing trend will continue through the morning. Additional
rainfall amounts will be under an inch. Floodwaters will be slow
to recede.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carmi, Fort Branch, Oakland City, Melody Hill, Haubstadt,
Darmstadt, Poseyville, Lynnville and Ridgway.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.


Lat... Lon 3851 8707 3812 8702 3806 8715 3788 8727
      3795 8741 3791 8751 3798 8759 3786 8759
      3783 8767 3790 8767 3787 8782 3793 8790
      3781 8791 3780 8803 3768 8815 3757 8814
      3760 8838 3825 8837 3824 8796 3852 8754



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:51 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday
night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western
Kentucky, and southeast Missouri, including the following
areas, in southern Illinois, Alexander, Edwards, Franklin,
Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson,
Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne
IL, white, and Williamson. In southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Carlisle, Daviess, Fulton, Henderson, Hickman,
McCracken, and Union KY. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* Through late Sunday night

* the Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of southeast
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, and a few border
counties of west Kentucky along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to
persist across the watch area through Saturday morning,
gradually working back toward southeast Missouri and southwest
Illinois during the afternoon and evening hours on Saturday.
Areas further east may see a break in the precipitation Saturday
into Saturday night, but will then see more thunderstorms with
very heavy rainfall move in from the west late Saturday night
and through the day Sunday. Radar estimates of two to five
inches of rain have already fallen over parts of the watch area.
An additional three to five inches of rain is expected to occur
before the storm system exits the area Sunday night, with the
heaviest rainfall expected in the southeast Missouri foothills.
Locally higher amounts are also possible where numerous
thunderstorms move across the same area.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis, black,
and current rivers. Given the widespread rainfall across the
region, other larger river systems, such as the Mississippi and
Ohio rivers will see rises in water levels occur in early may.
Due to the prolonged period of rain, some of the flash flood
warnings that are issued may be transitioned to overland flood
warnings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Smith



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:51 AM CDT Apr. 29, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late Sunday
night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western
Kentucky, and southeast Missouri, including the following
areas, in southern Illinois, Alexander, Edwards, Franklin,
Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson,
Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne
IL, white, and Williamson. In southwest Indiana, Gibson, Pike,
Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick. In western Kentucky,
Ballard, Carlisle, Daviess, Fulton, Henderson, Hickman,
McCracken, and Union KY. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger,
Butler, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry
MO, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* Through late Sunday night

* the Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of southeast
Missouri, southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, and a few border
counties of west Kentucky along the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.
Numerous thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to
persist across the watch area through Saturday morning,
gradually working back toward southeast Missouri and southwest
Illinois during the afternoon and evening hours on Saturday.
Areas further east may see a break in the precipitation Saturday
into Saturday night, but will then see more thunderstorms with
very heavy rainfall move in from the west late Saturday night
and through the day Sunday. Radar estimates of two to five
inches of rain have already fallen over parts of the watch area.
An additional three to five inches of rain is expected to occur
before the storm system exits the area Sunday night, with the
heaviest rainfall expected in the southeast Missouri foothills.
Locally higher amounts are also possible where numerous
thunderstorms move across the same area.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis, black,
and current rivers. Given the widespread rainfall across the
region, other larger river systems, such as the Mississippi and
Ohio rivers will see rises in water levels occur in early may.
Due to the prolonged period of rain, some of the flash flood
warnings that are issued may be transitioned to overland flood
warnings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Smith