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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.



ILC023-033-INC153-167-240259-
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/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.

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

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