Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
959 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

  Wabash River...

.Lowland flooding continues along portions of the Wabash River.
Levels are expected to fall below flood stage by early Sunday
morning. The river will continue to fall through early next week.

Flood waters will continue to impact some local and state roads,
agricultural land, river parks, and river cabins.

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

For detailed flood information go to weather.gov/ind on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.

859 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Sunday morning.
* There have been no observations in the last 24 hours.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is forecast to crest at 16.8 feet this
  afternoon and will fall below flood stage by this 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 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
      3922 8762 3932 8763


959 AM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At Sat 09:00 AM the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late tonight.
* At 16.0 feet...Some agricultural lands underwater.  A few rural
  roads in Crawford County, Illinois close as water backs up Minnow
  Slough.  High water affects campground at Leaverton Park in
  Palestine.  A few private roads near the Gill Township levee in
  Sullivan County may flood.  Water level is at the top of most
  makeshift levees.


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


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