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Flood Warning
Issued: 3:01 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Riverton.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 2:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by Monday
evening.
* 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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201 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* Until Saturday March 02.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it is forecast to crest at 22.6 feet this evening and
will fall below flood stage by Friday March 01.
* At 22.0 feet... in agricultural season, extensive flooding of
bottomlands and some of the higher bottomlands is in progress.
High water surrounds residents in river Cabins. Oil fields and
local roads flood.


Lat... Lon 3851 8744 3844 8760 3841 8773 3843 8773
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201 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Hutsonville legacy Power Plant site.
* Until late Monday night.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it is forecast to crest at 17.7 feet this evening and
will fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* 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




301 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* Until Friday March 01.
* At 2:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 22.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday February 28.
* At 21.3 feet... State Road 257 south of Washington began to flood
during may 2008 after local rains of more than an inch on very wet
soils with Petersburg at 21.3 feet and rising and Shoals at 15.5
feet and rising.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
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301 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Edwardsport.
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 7:00 am Wednesday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Saturday night and
continue to rise to near 15.5 feet by Monday afternoon. It will
fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* 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




201 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* Until Friday March 01.
* At 12:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 25.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday February 28.
* At 25.5 feet... extensive lowland flooding in progress. Much of the
flood plain activity is affected by high water. Numerous local
river roads flood.


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




301 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 2:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... it will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Thursday morning.
* At 17.0 feet... considerable agricultural flooding extends from just
north of the Junction of Illinois 33 with business 50 to the St.
Francesville, Illinois area. River Road from Lincoln Memorial
bridge to Billett Rd is impassable. Extensive seep water forms
behind Illinois levees extending from Russellville to U.S. Highway
50. Flooding of agricultural land begins in Knox County Indiana
west of the Railroad extending for the Oaktown area to the north
side of Vincennes. Extensive flooding of small creek.


Lat... Lon 3887 8750 3874 8746 3846 8764 3847 8778
      3871 8756 3886 8756