Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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FLSIND
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1010 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

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

  Wabash River...

.Lowland flooding has developed along portions of the Wabash River.
Significant flooding is not expected. Flooding will affect some local
and state roads...low agricultural land and some river parks.  Dry
weather is expected through Thursday.

The crest on the Wabash is nearing Covington as of Monday morning,
and will crest downstream later this week.  Flooding of one to three
feet above flood stage is expected with the highest flooding near
Covington.  Flooding should end by Friday.


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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/LAFI3.1.ER.170722T1709Z.170723T1501Z.170725T1000Z.NO/
1010 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  9:46 AM Monday the stage was 13.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow morning.
* At 14.0 feet...Lowland flooding is in progress.  High water affects
  river cabins near North 9th Street.  Low county roads are nearly
  impassable.  Tapawingo Park in West Lafayette begins to flood.

&&

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

$$

INC045-121-165-171-251409-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0312.000000T0000Z-170726T1342Z/
/CVGI3.1.ER.170723T0141Z.170725T0000Z.170726T0142Z.NO/
1010 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At  9:45 AM Monday the stage was 18.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.8 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow late
  evening.
* At 18.0 feet...Five Crossings, a local county river park at old U.S.
  Highway 136 bridge site, begins to flood.

&&

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

$$

INC121-165-167-251409-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0313.000000T0000Z-170727T0454Z/
/MTZI3.1.ER.170723T1730Z.170725T1800Z.170726T1654Z.NO/
1010 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At  9:45 AM Monday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.6 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Wednesday early afternoon.
* At 18.0 feet...Montezuma agricultural levee is overtopped.  Fourteen
  hundred acres of low bottomlands flood.

&&

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

$$

ILC023-033-INC153-167-251409-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0314.170725T1200Z-170727T1500Z/
/HUFI3.1.ER.170725T1200Z.170726T1200Z.170727T0300Z.NO/
1010 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* from Tuesday morning to Thursday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 14.6 feet by Wednesday morning.  The river will
  fall below flood stage by Wednesday before midnight.
* 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 8736 3943 8740 3930 8757 3932 8763
      3945 8747 3960 8741

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-251409-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0315.170724T2100Z-170728T1017Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.170724T2100Z.170727T0600Z.170727T2217Z.NO/
910 AM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* from this afternoon to Friday morning.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 16.8
  feet early Thursday morning.
* At 16.0 feet...Old Darwin Road and a few low rural roads between
  York and Hutsonville, Illinois begin to flood.  Agricultural
  flooding begins along portions of the river.

&&

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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-251409-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0316.170726T0130Z-170728T1245Z/
/RVTI3.1.ER.170726T0130Z.170727T1200Z.170728T0045Z.NO/
1010 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* from Tuesday evening to Friday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 13.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow late evening and
  continue to rise to near 15.5 feet by Thursday early afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* 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

$$



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