Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KIND 281329
FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
829 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

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

  Wabash River...


.A flooding warning continues along the Wabash River in western
Indiana.  On Friday morning lowland flooding extended along portions
of the river from Lafayette Indiana to Palestine Illinois.  Flood
levels ranged from nearly flood stage to 2 feet above flood stage.
The crest on the river extended from Montezuma to Palestine.

The river will remain near crest level from 1 to 3 days before slowly
falling.  Lowland flooding will end by December 3.  Flooding
affected low agricultural land...river parks and possibly a few
local river roads.

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.



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/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0206.000000T0000Z-141130T1000Z/
/LAFI3.1.ER.141124T2249Z.141125T1916Z.141129T2200Z.NO/
829 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until late Saturday night.
* At  8:01 AM Friday the stage was 12.5 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 afternoon.
* 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

$$

INC045-121-165-171-291328-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0207.000000T0000Z-141130T1630Z/
/CVGI3.1.ER.141125T1706Z.141127T2030Z.141130T0430Z.NO/
829 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Sunday morning.
* At  7:45 AM Friday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* At 18.0 feet...Five Crossings, a local county river park at old
U.S.
  Highway 136 bridge site begins to flood.

&&

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

$$

INC121-165-167-291328-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0208.000000T0000Z-141201T0900Z/
/MTZI3.1.ER.141125T2034Z.141128T1800Z.141130T2100Z.NO/
829 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until late Sunday night.
* At  7:45 AM Friday the stage was 16.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.3 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday afternoon.
* At 18.0 feet...Montezuma agricultural levee is overtopped.
Fourteen
  hundred acres of low bottomlands flood.  Lowest bottomlands flood.

&&

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

$$

ILC023-033-INC153-167-291328-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0209.000000T0000Z-141201T1851Z/
/HUFI3.1.ER.141127T0200Z.141129T0600Z.141201T0651Z.NO/
829 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At  8:00 AM Friday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.7 feet by
  tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Monday 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-INC083-153-291328-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0210.000000T0000Z-141202T1800Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.141201T0000Z.141202T0600Z.NO/
729 AM CST FRI NOV 28 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 17.1
  feet Sunday evening.
* 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-INC083-153-291328-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0211.000000T0000Z-141202T1648Z/
/RVTI3.1.ER.141127T2200Z.141201T1800Z.141202T0448Z.NO/
829 AM EST FRI NOV 28 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Tuesday morning.
* At  8:00 AM Friday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.5 feet by
  Monday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday before midnight.
* 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 8767 3898 8759 3885 8756 3886 8750
      3899 8748 3913 8761

$$



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