Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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WGUS83 KIND 021430
FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1030 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...A Flood Warning continues for portions of the following rivers in
Indiana...

  Wabash River...

.Minor flooding and elevated river levels will continue through
this week along the Wabash River in western Indiana. Much of the
river from Lafayette to Hutsonville will have been above flood stage
for more than 8 weeks.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions...

Motorists should never drive into flood water. Turn around and go
another way. Keep children away from flooded areas. Recreational and
agricultural interests should remain alert to changing river
conditions.

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.



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1030 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until further notice.
* At 10:15 AM Sunday the stage was 12.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 11.7 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* At 12.0 feet...High water affects a few low river cabins and county
  roads.

&&

LAT...LON 4056 8673 4048 8688 4040 8709 4033 8709
      4040 8688 4054 8670

$$

INC045-121-165-171-031429-
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1030 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Tuesday morning.
* At 16.0 feet...Low agricultural lands begin to flood.  Backyard
  flooding of cottages on right bank starts a short distance upstream
  of gage.  Critical stage of Young-Neal Levee is reached.

&&

LAT...LON 4040 8709 4020 8747 3997 8745 3997 8739
      4017 8737 4033 8709

$$

INC121-165-167-031429-
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1030 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  9:45 AM Sunday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Tuesday morning.
* At 14.0 feet...Several hundred acres of bottomlands along the right
  bank from the mouth of Sugar Creek to northern edge of Montezuma
  begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3997 8745 3985 8741 3977 8740 3977 8736
      3986 8734 3997 8739

$$

ILC023-033-INC153-167-031429-
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/HUFI3.2.ER.150609T1445Z.150702T0100Z.150804T0600Z.UU/
1030 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Sunday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Tuesday morning.
* At 15.0 feet...A few sloughs and a drainage have water in them in
  the vicinity of SR 63 on the west side of the Wabash River.

&&

LAT...LON 3960 8741 3945 8747 3932 8763 3930 8757
      3943 8740 3960 8736

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-031429-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0130.000000T0000Z-150807T0600Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150802T1800Z.150806T1800Z.UU/
930 AM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until late Thursday night.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 18.4
  feet this 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 3932 8763 3922 8762 3914 8768 3912 8762
      3923 8754 3930 8757

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-031429-
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1030 AM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Friday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Sunday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday before midnight.
* 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

$$




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