Flood Statement
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FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
905 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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

  Wabash River...White River...

.River flooding will end at most locations across western and
southwest Indiana by Saturday evening. High river levels will
persist into the fourth week of April. Flooding closed some roads
and affected low agricultural lands.

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.

&&

ILC185-INC027-051-083-125-180105-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0102.000000T0000Z-140418T1200Z/
/PTRI3.2.ER.140403T2203Z.140411T0115Z.140418T0000Z.NO/
905 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Petersburg.
* until Friday morning.
* At  8:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 18.4 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
  tomorrow evening.
* At 18.0 feet...Lowland flooding begins to flood several Pike County
  roads.  Many of the following county roads begin to flood around
  this level...east of SR 57 include CR 750N...CR 600N and CR 1000E.
  Pike county road subject to flooding west of SR 57 include...CR 250
  W...CR 400W...CR 675N...CR 700 N...CR  1000w...CR 900W...CR 700W
  and CR 775W.

&&

LAT...LON 3855 8726 3855 8739 3854 8744 3851 8744
      3850 8727 3855 8723

$$

ILC185-INC051-083-180105-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0103.000000T0000Z-140419T0120Z/
/HAZI3.2.ER.000000T0000Z.140411T0930Z.140418T1320Z.NO/
805 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Hazleton.
* until Friday evening.
* At  4:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 22.3 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
  Friday morning.
* At 22.0 feet...In agricultural season, extensive flooding of
  bottomlands and some of the higher bottomlands is in progress.
  High water surrounds Residents in river cabins.  Oil fields and
  local roads flood.

&&

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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-180105-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0108.000000T0000Z-140419T0843Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.140417T0600Z.140418T2043Z.NO/
805 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until late Friday night.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 19.2
  feet after midnight tomorrow.
* 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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-180105-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0109.000000T0000Z-140419T1048Z/
/RVTI3.1.ER.140404T0902Z.140413T1600Z.140418T2248Z.NO/
905 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Saturday morning.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 17.9
  feet after midnight tomorrow.
* At 18.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is in progress.  High
  water surrounds many river cabins.  Access to most river cabins is
  by boat only.  Levees begin to protect farmland.  Extensive
  flooding of Leaverton Park occurs in Palestine, Illinois.

&&

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

$$

ILC101-185-INC083-180104-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0110.000000T0000Z-140418T0600Z/
/VCNI3.1.ER.140405T0037Z.140409T1430Z.140417T1800Z.UU/
905 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Vincennes.
* until late Thursday night.
* At  8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.8 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
  tomorrow early afternoon.
* 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
  northside of Vincennes.  Extensive flooding of Small Creek.

&&

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

$$

ILC047-059-185-193-INC051-083-129-180104-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0111.000000T0000Z-140420T0148Z/
/MCRI2.2.ER.140404T2351Z.140411T1700Z.140419T1348Z.NO/
805 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* until Saturday evening.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 23.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 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 23.9 feet...Extensive lowland flooding in progress. in Wabash
  County Illinois...South Division Street and 1.5 miles of CR 1280 E
  remained flooded.  High water blocks access to cabins along South
  Division Street and some near by oil fields.

&&

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

$$



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