Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
939 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

  Wabash River...White River...



.Flooding along the White River in southwest Indiana will end by
Wednesday morning after persisting for more than 5 weeks.  Flooding
on the Wabash River in western Indiana is also drawing to a close
and will end by August 5th.  Much of the Wabash River from Lafayette
to Hutsonville will have been in flood for 8 weeks.

Locally heavy rainfall of 1 to possibly more than 2 inches fell in
portions of southern Indiana on Monday evening.  This rain was not
widespread and will have marginal impact on rivers in southern and
western Indiana.  Rainfall for the week ending August 3 is expected
to be one half of an inch or less in much of central and southern
Indiana and will have little effect on rivers.


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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839 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Hazleton.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 17.8
  feet this afternoon.
* 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

$$

INC045-121-157-165-171-291339-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0135.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LAFI3.2.ER.150613T0423Z.150619T0146Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
939 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until further notice.
* At  9:16 AM Tuesday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 12.7 feet
  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 4056 8673 4048 8688 4040 8709 4033 8709
      4040 8688 4054 8670

$$

INC045-121-165-171-291339-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0127.000000T0000Z-150802T0000Z/
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939 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  8:45 AM Tuesday 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 to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday morning.
* 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

$$

INC121-165-167-291339-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0128.000000T0000Z-150802T0300Z/
/MTZI3.2.ER.150608T1454Z.150701T0715Z.150801T1500Z.UU/
939 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 19.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* At 20.0 feet...Park in Southern Montezuma begins to flood.  Higher
  bottomlands begin to flood.  Water backs up most local tributaries.
  River water is at the top of some private levees.  Lowest county
  roads begin to flood.  Park County Road 75 West begins to flood.

&&

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

$$

INC121-165-167-291339-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0132.000000T0000Z-150730T0900Z/
/CLNI3.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150728T1800Z.150729T2100Z.UU/
939 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Clinton.
* until late Wednesday night.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.3
  feet this afternoon.
* At 20.0 feet...Low bottomlands flood.  Water begins to back up local
  tributaries.  River road near Mecca is impassable.  Higher county
  roads and bottomlands begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3977 8740 3966 8742 3960 8741 3960 8736
      3967 8736 3977 8735

$$

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939 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At  9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.2 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Sunday morning.
* At 17.0 feet...Water begins to rise in the Izzak Walton Lake.  Sheet
  flowing water begins in the wetland project between US 40 and I-70
  and during a prolong flood event project fills about 75%.

&&

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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-291338-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0130.000000T0000Z-150805T0000Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150728T1800Z.150804T1200Z.UU/
839 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Tuesday August 04.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.4
  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

$$

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939 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Tuesday August 04.
* At  9:00 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
  late Tuesday 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-INC083-291338-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0133.000000T0000Z-150730T1800Z/
/VCNI3.2.ER.150619T2126Z.150628T1715Z.150730T0600Z.UU/
939 AM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Vincennes.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 17.0 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
  early Thursday morning.
* 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 north
  side of Vincennes.  Extensive flooding of Small Creek.

&&

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

$$

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/MCRI2.2.ER.150621T0252Z.150629T1845Z.150730T0834Z.NO/
839 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At  7:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 21.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* At 22.0 feet...Flood waters begin to affect residents of East Mt.
  Carmel, Indiana. Fifth Street that parallels river closes.  Twin
  restaurant along the river also closes.  Several local river roads
  flood.

&&

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

$$




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