Flood Statement
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FLSIND
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

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

  Wabash River...


.Lowland river flooding continued along the Wabash River in western
Indiana from Lafayette to near Vincennes early Tuesday afternoon.
The latest crest was approaching Covington.  This crest will flatten
out as it moves downstream.  The current high water is not nearly as
extensive as experienced during the first half of May.

Additional rain on Wednesday and Thursday will prolong high water
along the Wabash River.  Flooding in the Hutsonville, Illinois and
Riverton, Indiana areas will extend into early June.


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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1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until further notice.
* At 12:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 16.9 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 14.3 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* At 17.0 feet...Lowland flooding in progress.  Flood waters close SR
  225 just south of the Wabash River near Battleground. Walking and
  bike trails in Tapawingo Park area are flooded.  Warren CR 350 N in
  the Black Rock Preserve area flooded.  Flood waters near Tippecanoe
  CR 950 W south of CR 75 S.

&&

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

$$

INC045-121-165-171-241627-
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1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Tuesday May 30.
* At 11:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 21.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.0 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
  before midnight.
* At 23.0 feet...Flood water is at critical height for most
  agricultural levees.

&&

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

$$

INC121-165-167-241627-
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/MTZI3.1.ER.170520T1530Z.170526T0000Z.170531T0430Z.NO/
1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until Wednesday May 31.
* At 11:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.4 feet by
  Thursday evening. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Wednesday morning.
* 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.  Parke CR 75 W begins to flood.

&&

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

$$

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1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Clinton.
* until Sunday morning.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 20.4
  feet Thursday evening.
* 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 8735 3967 8736 3960 8736 3960 8741
      3966 8742 3977 8740

$$

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/HUFI3.1.ER.170521T0545Z.170526T1800Z.170531T1630Z.NO/
1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* until Thursday June 01.
* At 12:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.1 feet by
  Friday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  early afternoon.
* At 18.0 feet...Flooding behind the Honey Creek levee becomes rather
  extensive.  Most low roads are flooded.

&&

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

$$

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/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170527T1800Z.170601T2230Z.NO/
1128 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Friday June 02.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.8
  feet Saturday early afternoon.
* At 20.0 feet...Leaverton Park in Palestine and park in Hutsonville
  begin 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 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
      3922 8762 3932 8763

$$

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1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Friday June 02.
* At 12:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 17.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.7 feet by
  Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  before midnight.
* At 18.5 feet...High water surrounds elevated river cabins.  County
  roads to these cabins are impassable.  Agricultural flooding is in
  progress.  Seep water develops behind levees.

&&

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

$$

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1228 PM EDT Tue May 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Vincennes.
* until Wednesday May 31.
* At 11:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 17.0 feet by early Monday morning.  The river will
  fall below flood stage by Wednesday 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 3887 8750 3874 8746 3846 8764 3847 8778
      3871 8756 3886 8756

$$




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