Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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FLSIND
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1100 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

  Wabash River...Wildcat Creek...


.Lowland flooding is developing along Wildcat Creek portions of the
Wabash River.  Significant flooding is not expected. Flooding will
affect some local and state roads...low agricultural land and some
river parks.

Three to four inches of rain fell from Thursday to Saturday morning
across the Upper Wabash Basin. Flooding will be worst on the Wabash
in the Lafayette area with the river reaching six to seven feet above
flood stage by late Sunday with smaller crests further downstream.

Less than an inch of rain fell locally across southern Indiana
Saturday evening with up to an inch and a half south of Terre Haute
that could affect the Wabash River. Another inch of rain could fall
through Sunday morning.


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.



INC045-121-157-165-171-240300-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0311.000000T0000Z-170725T2324Z/
/LAFI3.1.ER.170722T1709Z.170723T1200Z.170725T1124Z.NO/
1100 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At 10:30 PM Saturday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.0 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Tuesday morning.
* At 16.0 feet...Lowland flooding is in progress.  Flood waters near
  SR 225 between Old SR 25 and Battleground.  Warren CR 350 N near
  Black Rock Preserve and Tippecanoe CR 950 W in the Wabash Bottoms,
  Janssen Tract area may be impassable.  Fort Ouiatenon grounds begin
  to flood.  Flooding at the Grandville Public Access site.

&&

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

$$

INC045-121-165-171-240259-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0312.170723T0253Z-170727T0045Z/
/CVGI3.1.ER.170723T0141Z.170725T0000Z.170726T1245Z.NO/
1100 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* from this evening to Wednesday evening.
* At  9:45 PM Saturday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.4 feet by
  Monday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  morning.
* At 20.0 feet...A few county roads begin to flood.  Higher
  bottomlands begin to flood.  The first cottage upstream from U.S.
  136 bridge may become isolated by high water.

&&

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

$$

INC121-165-167-240259-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0313.170723T2300Z-170727T1636Z/
/MTZI3.1.ER.170723T2300Z.170726T0000Z.170727T0436Z.NO/
1100 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* from Sunday evening to Thursday afternoon.
* At  9:45 PM Saturday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
  to rise to near 16.9 feet by early Wednesday morning.  The river
  will fall below flood stage by early Thursday morning.
* At 18.0 feet...Montezuma agricultural levee is overtopped.  Fourteen
  hundred acres of low bottomlands flood.

&&

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

$$

ILC023-033-INC153-167-240259-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0314.170725T1800Z-170728T0508Z/
/HUFI3.1.ER.170725T1800Z.170727T0000Z.170727T1708Z.NO/
1100 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* from Tuesday afternoon to late Thursday night.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 8.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 14.9 feet by Wednesday evening.  The river
  will fall below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* At 15.0 feet...A few sloughs and a drainage have water in them in
  the vicinity of SR 63 on the west side of the Wabash River.

&&

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

$$

INC157-240123-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0309.000000T0000Z-170724T0123Z/
/LYTI3.1.ER.170722T1151Z.170722T2030Z.170723T1923Z.NO/
1100 PM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wildcat Creek near Lafayette.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 10:45 PM Saturday the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* At 15.0 feet...Flooding of Wildcat Creek Park and possible
  residential areas in the vicinity of Eisenhower Rd.

&&

LAT...LON 4047 8645 4042 8681 4046 8689 4048 8687
      4045 8682 4050 8645

$$



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