Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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WGUS83 KIND 171035
FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
635 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

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

  Wabash River...White River...


.River flooding will end across western and southwest Indiana by
Monday morning. High river levels will persist into the fourth week
of April.

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.  Watch for debris on previously flooded roads.

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web. From
the blue menu bar on the left side of the page...click on rivers and
lakes.

&&

ILC185-INC027-051-083-125-181035-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0102.000000T0000Z-140418T1200Z/
/PTRI3.2.ER.140403T2203Z.140411T0115Z.140418T0000Z.NO/
635 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Petersburg.
* until Friday morning.
* At  5:30 AM Thursday the stage was 17.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* 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 3855 8726 3855 8739 3854 8744 3851 8744
      3850 8727 3855 8723

$$

ILC185-INC051-083-181035-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0103.000000T0000Z-140419T0120Z/
/HAZI3.2.ER.000000T0000Z.140411T0930Z.140418T1320Z.NO/
535 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Hazleton.
* until Friday evening.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.4
  feet this 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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-181034-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0108.000000T0000Z-140419T0843Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140417T1200Z.140418T2043Z.NO/
535 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until late Friday night.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.0
  feet this morning.
* At 20.0 feet...Leaverton Park in Palestine and park in Hutsonville
  begins to flood.  Agricultural flooding spreads to higher land.
  Seep water is noticeable behind levees.  Some elevated river
  cottages are surrounded by water.  Several county or township roads
  east of Lincoln Heritage Trail between Palestine and Hutsonville in
  Crawford County Illinois are impassable.

&&

LAT...LON 3932 8763 3922 8762 3914 8768 3912 8762
      3923 8754 3930 8757

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-181034-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0109.000000T0000Z-140419T1048Z/
/RVTI3.1.ER.140404T0902Z.140413T1600Z.140418T2248Z.NO/
635 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Saturday morning.
* At  6:00 AM Thursday the stage was 18.1 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
  tomorrow 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 8767 3898 8759 3885 8756 3886 8750
      3899 8748 3913 8761

$$

ILC101-185-INC083-180600-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0110.000000T0000Z-140418T0600Z/
/VCNI3.1.ER.140405T0037Z.140409T1430Z.140417T1800Z.UU/
635 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Vincennes.
* until late tonight.
* At  5:45 AM Thursday 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 to fall to below flood stage by
  this afternoon.
* 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
  northside of Vincennes.  Extensive flooding of Small Creek.

&&

LAT...LON 3886 8756 3871 8756 3847 8778 3846 8764
      3874 8746 3887 8750

$$

ILC047-059-185-193-INC051-083-129-181034-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0111.000000T0000Z-140420T0148Z/
/MCRI2.2.ER.140404T2351Z.140411T1700Z.140419T1348Z.NO/
535 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  4:45 AM Thursday the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday morning.
* At 23.4 feet...During June 2010 high water...backwater from the
  Wabash River was not detected at the Princeton gage site on the
  Patoka River.

&&

LAT...LON 3847 8777 3827 8800 3822 8800 3822 8794
      3828 8781 3846 8765

$$



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