Flood Statement
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FLSIND
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1115 AM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

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

  Wabash River...


.Lowland flooding developed along portions of the Wabash River
in the Lafayette area late Monday morning.  Lafayette crested this
morning and is beginning a slow descent. High water will spread
downstream this week and cause flooding along portions of the river
in the Covington, Montezuma, Hutsonville, and possibly Terre Haute
area. Flooding will last 2 to possibly 4 days.

Flooding will affect mostly agricultural fields...a few local roads
and some river parks.  Rainfall of 2 to more than 4 inches fell in
much of northern Indiana during Saturday evening. Dry weather is
expected along the Wabash drainage basin through Thursday night.


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.


INC045-121-157-165-171-031515-
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1115 AM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until late Wednesday night.
* At 10:46 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 rising to near 13.4 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  afternoon.
* 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

$$

INC045-121-165-171-031515-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0120.000000T0000Z-150604T1500Z/
/CVGI3.1.ER.150602T1517Z.150603T0600Z.150604T0300Z.UU/
1115 AM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 10:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
  to rise to near 16.4 feet by after midnight tomorrow.the river will
  fall below flood stage by tomorrow late evening.
* At 16.0 feet...Low agricultural lands begin to flood.  Backyard
  flooding of cottages on right bank starts a short distance upstream
  of gage.  Critical stage of Young-Neal Levee is reached.

&&

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

$$

INC121-165-167-031515-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0121.000000T0000Z-150605T1000Z/
/MTZI3.1.ER.150602T0307Z.150603T0000Z.150604T2200Z.UU/
1115 AM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until Friday morning.
* At 10:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.5 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  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-INC153-167-031514-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0122.150604T1715Z-150605T0643Z/
/HUFI3.1.ER.150604T1715Z.150604T1800Z.150604T1843Z.UU/
1115 AM EDT TUE JUN 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* from Thursday afternoon to late Thursday night.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 14.0 feet by Thursday early afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* At 14.0 feet...Agricultural flooding begins along west bank across
  from Water Works, southwest Vigo County and northeast Crawford
  County, IL. Low county roads in these areas begin to flood.  Old
  Darwin road begins to flood near Darwin, IL, and northeast Crawford
  County.

&&

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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-031514-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0123.150603T2000Z-150606T0936Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.150603T2000Z.150605T0000Z.150605T2136Z.UU/
1015 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* from Wednesday afternoon to late Friday night.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to have a maximum value of 16.5
  feet Thursday evening.
* 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

$$




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