Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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WGUS83 KIND 151502
FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

  Muscatatuck River...Wabash River...White River...Patoka River...

.River flooding will end at most locations across western and
southwest Indiana by Saturday evening.  High river levels will
persist into the fourth week of April.  Flooding closed some roads
and affected low agricultural lands.

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. From
the blue menu bar on the left side of the page...click on rivers and
lakes.

&&

INC121-165-167-161502-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0106.000000T0000Z-140416T1912Z/
/MTZI3.1.ER.140404T0118Z.140408T2345Z.140416T0712Z.NO/
1102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At  9:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.5 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 tomorrow.
* 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-INC153-167-161501-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0107.000000T0000Z-140417T1500Z/
/HUFI3.1.ER.140404T0518Z.140409T2015Z.140417T0300Z.NO/
1102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 16.0 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
  tomorrow late evening.
* At 16.0 feet...Lowest river cabins across from the Wabash
  Generating Station begin to flood.  Flooding of agricultural land
  along U.S. 63 north of Terre Haute, west bank of river and in
  southwest Vigo County occurs.  County roads flood in southwest Vigo
  county.  The wetland projects between US 40 and I-70 begin to
  slowly fill.

&&

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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-161501-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0108.000000T0000Z-140419T2000Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140415T1800Z.140419T0800Z.NO/
1002 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 20.1
  feet this afternoon.
* 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-INC083-153-161501-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0109.000000T0000Z-140419T2034Z/
/RVTI3.1.ER.140404T0902Z.140413T1600Z.140419T0834Z.NO/
1102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 18.9 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
  Saturday morning.
* At 18.5 feet...High water surround elevated river cabins.  County
  roads to these cabins are impassable.  Agricultural flooding is in
  progress.  Seep water develops behind levees.

&&

LAT...LON 3913 8767 3898 8759 3885 8756 3886 8750
      3899 8748 3913 8761

$$

ILC101-185-INC083-161501-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0110.000000T0000Z-140418T0400Z/
/VCNI3.1.ER.140405T0037Z.140409T1430Z.140417T1600Z.UU/
1102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Vincennes.
* until late Thursday night.
* At  9:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 17.2 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
  Thursday evening.
* 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-INC051-083-129-161501-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0111.000000T0000Z-140419T1845Z/
/MCRI2.2.ER.140404T2351Z.140411T1700Z.140419T0645Z.NO/
1002 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At  8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 25.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Saturday morning.
* 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 3847 8777 3827 8800 3822 8800 3822 8794
      3828 8781 3846 8765

$$

ILC185-INC027-051-083-125-161501-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0102.000000T0000Z-140418T1251Z/
/PTRI3.2.ER.140403T2203Z.140411T0115Z.140418T0051Z.NO/
1102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Petersburg.
* until Friday morning.
* At  9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 21.7 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
  Thursday evening.
* 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 3855 8726 3855 8739 3854 8744 3851 8744
      3850 8727 3855 8723

$$

ILC185-INC051-083-161501-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0103.000000T0000Z-140418T2315Z/
/HAZI3.2.ER.000000T0000Z.140411T0930Z.140418T1115Z.NO/
1002 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Hazleton.
* until Friday evening.
* At  4:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 23.7 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
  Friday morning.
* At 24.0 feet...A flood of this height causes great agricultural
  damage from June through August.  Some river cabin residents
  evacuate.  Most local roads flood.  Several oil fields are
  inaccessible.

&&

LAT...LON 3854 8744 3852 8755 3843 8773 3841 8773
      3844 8760 3851 8744

$$

INC071-093-175-161501-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0082.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WHLI3.2.ER.000000T0000Z.140406T1600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1102 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Muscatatuck River at Wheeler Hollow.
* until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall.
* At 18.0 feet...Floods area in a few low spots and woodland areas
  along the river.  Residential property is not directly at this
  point.

&&

LAT...LON 3878 8591 3878 8603 3880 8615 3876 8618
      3873 8605 3874 8591

$$



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