Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KIND 161824
FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
124 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

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

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

.Lowland flooding will expand this week in western and southern
Indiana. Rainfall of one-half to nearly an inch on Monday night
will cause higher river levels and additional lowland flooding
along the Wabash...White and Muscatatuck Rivers.

At this time significant flooding is not anticipated. High water
will continue to affect low fallow agricultural fields, river
parks and possibly a few local roads. Flooding will persist all
this week and may extend into the week of January 22 in southwest
Indiana.

Melted precipitation totals of one-half to nearly two inches have
fallen in central and southern Indiana since January 10.


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.



INC071-093-175-171824-
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/WHLI3.1.ER.170118T0523Z.170118T1200Z.170118T1800Z.NO/
124 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Muscatatuck River at Wheeler Hollow.
* FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT TO WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 18.1
  feet Wednesday morning.
* 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

$$

INC027-051-083-125-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170118T2024Z/
/FREI3.1.ER.170116T0010Z.170117T0600Z.170118T0824Z.NO/
124 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Edwardsport.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* At  7:00 AM Monday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to rise to near 15.8 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
  Wednesday morning.
* At 16.0 feet...Old Vincennes Road and residential property in this
  area begin to flood.  Flooding of low agricultural fields occurs
  along portions of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3887 8715 3879 8729 3855 8726 3855 8723
      3877 8723 3885 8712

$$

ILC185-INC027-051-083-125-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0013.170117T1200Z-170120T0900Z/
/PTRI3.1.ER.170117T1200Z.170119T0000Z.170119T2100Z.NO/
124 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Petersburg.
* FROM TUESDAY MORNING TO LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* At 12:30 PM Monday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 16.8 feet by Wednesday evening.  The river will
  fall below flood stage by Thursday afternoon.
* At 17.0 feet...Flooding affects low agricultural lands, low oil
  fields and closes Bottoms Rd...Brothers Rd and East Govenors Road
  in Knox County.  In agricultural season...farmers are concerned at
  this stage.

&&

LAT...LON 3856 8723 3853 8729 3855 8736 3854 8744
      3851 8744 3850 8729 3852 8722

$$

ILC185-INC051-083-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0014.170117T2000Z-170121T1800Z/
/HAZI3.1.ER.170117T2000Z.170119T0600Z.170121T0600Z.NO/
1224 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Hazleton.
* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 17.4
  feet early Thursday morning.
* At 17.5 feet...Flood water is near or starting on Pottsville Road.
  Low bottomlands are increasingly affected by flood waters.

&&

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

$$

INC045-121-157-165-171-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-170120T0730Z/
/LAFI3.1.ER.170113T0843Z.170114T0031Z.170119T1930Z.NO/
624 PM GMT MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* UNTIL LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* At  1:01 PM Monday the stage was 11.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.0 feet by
  Wednesday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Thursday early 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

$$

INC045-121-165-171-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170120T1500Z/
/CVGI3.1.ER.170114T0303Z.170115T1815Z.170120T0300Z.NO/
624 PM GMT MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* At 12:45 PM Monday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.8 feet by
  Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  before midnight.
* 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 4040 8709 4020 8747 3997 8745 3997 8739
      4017 8737 4033 8709

$$

INC121-165-167-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170121T1300Z/
/MTZI3.1.ER.170114T0555Z.170119T1200Z.170121T0100Z.NO/
624 PM GMT MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.
* At 12:45 PM Monday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.6 feet by
  Thursday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Friday evening.
* 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-INC153-167-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-170121T0549Z/
/HUFI3.1.ER.170119T0125Z.170120T0000Z.170120T1749Z.NO/
624 PM GMT MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* UNTIL LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
* At  1:00 PM Monday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday evening and continue
  to rise to near 14.1 feet by Friday morning.  The river will fall
  below flood stage by Friday early afternoon.
* 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 8741 3945 8747 3932 8763 3930 8757
      3943 8740 3960 8736

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-170122T1600Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.170119T1200Z.170122T0400Z.NO/
1224 PM CST MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* UNTIL SUNDAY MORNING.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 16.7
  feet Thursday 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 3932 8763 3922 8762 3914 8768 3912 8762
      3923 8754 3930 8757

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-171823-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-170122T1845Z/
/RVTI3.1.ER.170116T0245Z.170118T0000Z.170122T0645Z.NO/
624 PM GMT MON JAN 16 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* At  1:00 PM Monday 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 15.6 feet by
  early Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  early Sunday morning.
* 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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