Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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FLSIND
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

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

  East Fork White River...Muscatatuck River...Wabash River...White
  River...


.As of Friday afternoon, flooding continued along the Wabash, White,
and East Fork White Rivers as a result of multiple rounds of
precipitation in the recent past.  Moderate flooding was in
progress in the lowest reaches of these rivers at Mount Carmel,
Petersburg, Hazleton, and Shoals.  The main crests are either at
or downriver of these locations.  Flooding will last as long as into
late next week.

Flooding is affecting some local and county roads, cabins, widespread
agricultural land, and possibly a few homes.

The next significant round of precipitation will be early next week
and could lead to prolonged flooding in a few areas.


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.



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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The East Fork White River at Seymour.
* until Saturday afternoon.
* At 12:45 PM Friday the stage was 13.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by late
  tonight.
* At 14.0 feet...Pasture lands...agricultural lands and several County
  and State Roads begin to flood.  High water isolates a few river
  cabins.  State Road 235 east of Medora and county roads near
  Shields and Vallonia flood.  Roads that begin to flood include 258
  east of Cortland...County Road 725 N just north of the gaging site
  and Ewing Road near Brownstown.

&&

LAT...LON 3905 8583 3886 8599 3877 8613 3879 8620
      3893 8604 3906 8587

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The East Fork White River near Rivervale.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At  1:30 PM Friday the stage was 27.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will rise to near 27.4 feet by this evening then
  begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Tuesday evening.
* At 28.0 feet...Extensive river flooding in progress.  Residential
  areas near the river begin to flood.  The county bridge locally
  known as the Buddha bypass bridge becomes inaccessible.   Several
  local roads are flooded including Duncan Rd/Tunnelton Rd...Fort
  Ritner at the underpass and post office...Old Buddha Rd...Tunnelton
  Rd at the RR crossing and West Sparksville Bridge Rd.

&&

LAT...LON 3878 8613 3872 8631 3877 8646 3882 8643
      3878 8631 3880 8618

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The East Fork White River near Bedford.
* until Wednesday morning.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It is forecast to crest at 25.0 feet this evening and
  will fall below flood stage by Tuesday evening.
* At 25.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is in progress.  Bedford
  boat club is accessed by boat only.  Some local residents walk to
  their homes.  Several roads are closed including SR 450 east of
  Williams and Stumphole Bridge Rd. in Western Lawrence County.

&&

LAT...LON 3877 8645 3879 8651 3882 8657 3885 8656
      3883 8650 3881 8643

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The East Fork White River at Williams.
* until late Tuesday night.
* At  7:00 AM Friday the stage was 11.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Tuesday
  afternoon.
* At 12.0 feet...River begins to be noticeable as water backs up in
  local streams.  State Road 450 closes in several locations.  Higher
  campgrounds flood.  Most roads in the flood plain are impassable
  above this level.  Huron-Williams Road begins to flood south of
  Port Williams Road.

&&

LAT...LON 3880 8653 3875 8667 3869 8673 3872 8681
      3880 8668 3885 8656

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The East Fork White River at Shoals.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  1:30 PM Friday the stage was 25.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by late
  Monday night.
* At 26.0 feet...High water affects low residential areas on left bank
  at Shoals.  Some evacuations or moving of mobile homes is
  necessary.  Local roads flood more extensively.  Rural residents
  move livestock and equipment to high ground.  State Road 550 floods
  on right bank and also between Trinity and Dover Hill.

&&

LAT...LON 3869 8673 3847 8683 3852 8722 3856 8723
      3853 8689 3866 8690 3872 8681

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Elliston.
* until late Sunday night.
* At  8:00 AM Friday the stage was 21.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday
  afternoon.
* At 21.0 feet...Eastern portion of CR 100 S in Greene County floods
  leading to Plummer.  Flooding covers all low bottomlands

&&

LAT...LON 3912 8692 3908 8694 3900 8693 3900 8697
      3905 8699 3913 8696

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Newberry.
* until Sunday morning.
* At  1:30 PM Friday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday evening.
* At 16.0 feet...Higher bottomlands begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3900 8694 3892 8700 3885 8712 3887 8715
      3894 8708 3900 8696

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Edwardsport.
* until Tuesday morning.
* At  1:00 PM Friday the stage was 20.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Monday
  evening.
* At 20.0 feet...Water is at Critical levels for makeshift levees.
  Most of bottomlands flood.  Old Vincennes road and State Road 358
  between Plainville and Edwardsport are impassable by several feet.
  High water surrounds river cabins.  This type of flood occurs on
  average about once a year.

&&

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

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Petersburg.
* until Saturday February 23.
* At  1:30 PM Friday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday February 23.
* At 25.0 feet...A flood has exceeded this level each year since
  January 2004, 6 out of 7 years since May 2002 and 10 times since
  May 1990.  Of these 10 recent floods, 7 of them have exceeded the
  25.8 foot mark with the January 2005 flood the largest since
  January 1937.  Prior to May 1990, one must go back to March 1964
  for a flood above 25 feet and back to May 1961 for a flood over 26
  feet.  The greatest known flood to strike the Petersburg area
  occurred in March 1913.

&&

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

$$

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127 PM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Hazleton.
* until Sunday February 24.
* At  4:00 AM Friday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday
  February 24.
* At 27.0 feet...Water is more than 2 feet deep in west end of
  Hazleton.

&&

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

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Lafayette.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  1:30 PM Friday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will rise to near 12.9 feet by Saturday morning then
  begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Tuesday morning.
* At 12.0 feet...High water affects a few low river cabins and county
  roads.

&&

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

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Covington.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  1:45 PM Friday the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will rise to near 17.7 feet by late Saturday night
  then begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Tuesday morning.
* 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 4033 8709 4017 8737 3997 8739 3997 8745
      4020 8747 4040 8709

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At  1:45 PM Friday the stage was 17.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday 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

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  1:30 PM Friday the stage was 19.8 feet. This is 2.0 to 2.5 feet
  higher than the observations from the old legacy gauge.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet. This is 2.5 feet higher than flood stage
  from the old legacy gauge.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday evening.
* At 19.5 feet...Water begins to rise in the Izaak Walton Lake.  Sheet
  flowing water begins in the wetland project between U.S. 40 and
  I-70, and during a prolonged flood event project fills about 75
  percent.

&&

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

$$

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127 PM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Friday February 22.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It is forecast to crest at 20.8 feet this evening and
  will fall below flood stage by Friday February 22.
* At 20.0 feet...Leaverton Park in Palestine and park in Hutsonville
  begin 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 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
      3922 8762 3932 8763

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Friday February 22.
* At  2:00 PM Friday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Friday
  February 22.
* At 20.0 feet...Extensive flooding is in progress.  Higher rural
  roads begin to flood.  High water isolates many river cabins.  Seep
  water becomes a problem.

&&

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

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Vincennes.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At  1:45 PM Friday the stage was 19.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will continue to fall to below flood stage by Tuesday
  evening.
* At 20.0 feet...Kimmell Park at Vincennes is extensively flooded.
  River cabins begin to flood.  Extensive lowland flooding occurs in
  unprotected areas.

&&

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

$$

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127 PM CST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* until Sunday February 24.
* At 12:45 PM Friday the stage was 28.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...It will rise to near 28.4 feet by this evening then
  begin falling. It will fall below flood stage Saturday February 23.
* At 28.5 feet...Extensive flooding in progress.  Some residents along
  South Division Street in the Mt. Carmel area and in the Keensburg
  area must relocate.  Several local roads are flooded, some by
  several feet of water.   These include South Division Street, CR
  1280 E, three township roads south of Illinois 1 near Keensburg in
  Illinois, and Wabash River Road and Wilson Road near Little Rock in
  Indiana.

&&

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

$$

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227 PM EST Fri Feb 15 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Muscatatuck River at Wheeler Hollow.
* until further notice.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early
  to middle of next week.


&&

LAT...LON 3874 8591 3873 8605 3876 8618 3880 8615
      3878 8603 3878 8591

$$




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