Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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FLSIND
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
841 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

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

The crest on the Wabash is near Terre Haute as of Tuesday evening,
and will crest downstream later this week.  Flooding of one to two
feet above flood stage is expected with the highest flooding near
Montezuma.  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.



INC045-121-165-171-261726-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0312.000000T0000Z-170726T1726Z/
/CVGI3.1.ER.170723T0141Z.170724T2145Z.170726T0526Z.NO/
841 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At  7:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  after midnight tomorrow.
* At 17.5 feet...Some low agricultural fields flood.  Backyard flood
  of cottages a short distance north of U.S. Highway 136.  High water
  blocks land access to at least one residence.

&&

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

$$

INC121-165-167-270040-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0313.000000T0000Z-170727T0100Z/
/MTZI3.1.ER.170723T1730Z.170725T1245Z.170726T1300Z.NO/
841 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At  7:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.7 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 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 8739 3986 8734 3977 8736 3977 8740
      3985 8741 3997 8745

$$

ILC023-033-INC153-167-270040-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0314.000000T0000Z-170727T1225Z/
/HUFI3.1.ER.170725T0635Z.170726T0600Z.170727T0025Z.NO/
841 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 14.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.4 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  evening.
* At 14.0 feet...Flood waters begin to enter the two breaks in the
  Honey Creek Levee maintained by the Honey Creek Levee Association.
  These two breaks occurred during the April 2013 flood.

&&

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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-270040-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0315.000000T0000Z-170728T0412Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170726T1200Z.170727T1612Z.NO/
741 PM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

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 16.7
  feet tomorrow 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-INC083-153-270040-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0316.000000T0000Z-170728T0750Z/
/RVTI3.1.ER.170725T1745Z.170727T0600Z.170727T1950Z.NO/
841 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until late Thursday night.
* At  8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.4 feet by
  Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  afternoon.
* 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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