Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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FLSIND
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1141 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

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

  Wabash River...


.Lowland flooding continues along the Wabash River. The river has
crested at points upstream of Hutsonville and will remain nearly
steady along points downstream through the end of the week. River
levels will then fall below flood stage by Saturday.

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
conditions.

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



INC121-165-167-200341-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0158.000000T0000Z-180420T1434Z/
/MTZI3.1.ER.180416T0135Z.180417T1400Z.180420T0234Z.NO/
1141 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Montezuma.
* until Friday morning.
* At Wed 10:45 PM the stage was 16.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday evening.
* 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-INC153-167-200340-
/O.EXT.KIND.FL.W.0161.000000T0000Z-180421T0149Z/
/TERI3.1.ER.180416T1535Z.180418T1600Z.180420T1349Z.UU/
1141 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Terre Haute.
* until Friday evening.
* At Wed 10:30 PM the stage was 17.9 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...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday morning.
* At 17.5 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

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-200340-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0088.000000T0000Z-180422T1800Z/
/HUTI2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180420T1200Z.180422T0600Z.NO/
1041 PM CDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant Site.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* 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 18.1 feet Friday
  morning and will fall below flood stage by late Saturday night.
* At 18.0 feet...Seep water occurs behind levees on Indiana side.
  Hutson Creek begins to overflow from backwater.  Old Darwin Road
  and a few rural roads in eastern Clark and Crawford counties in
  Illinois are impassable.  Low agricultural land floods.

&&

LAT...LON 3930 8757 3923 8754 3912 8762 3914 8768
      3922 8762 3932 8763

$$

ILC033-101-INC083-153-200340-
/O.CON.KIND.FL.W.0089.000000T0000Z-180422T2100Z/
/RVTI3.1.ER.180328T0553Z.180408T0800Z.180422T0900Z.NO/
1141 PM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Riverton.
* until Sunday afternoon.
* At Wed 11:00 PM the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 17.0 feet by Friday morning
  then begin falling. The river will fall below flood stage late
  Saturday night.
* At 18.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding is in progress.  High
  water surrounds many river cabins.  Access to most river cabins is
  by boat only.  Levees begin to protect farmland.  Extensive
  flooding of Leaverton Park occurs in Palestine, Illinois.

&&

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

$$




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