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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
355 AM CDT Mon Jun 17 2019

Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-
Muhlenberg-Todd-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
355 AM CDT Mon Jun 17 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

While an isolated strong storm cannot necessarily be ruled out,
thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are the primary forecast
hazard. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for northern portions of
southern Illinois and southwest Indiana. The Watch is along and
north of a line from Du Quoin, Illinois to Rockport, Indiana.
Refer to the Watch for additional details.

River flood warnings and statements should be referenced for updated
river flooding details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Strong to potentially severe thunderstorms are forecast Wednesday
afternoon and evening. Damaging winds, including isolated
tornadoes, will be the primary severe storm hazards.

Storm chances wane Wednesday night and Thursday, before picking
up again Friday into the weekend. The better such chances will
hold off until the latter half of the weekend, with the primary
storm related hazards including heavy rain and lightning.

Details on continued river flooding are best referenced via the
updated river flood warnings and statements.


Spotter reports of rainfall and flooding are encouraged today
through tonight. Spotter activation is possible again Wednesday.


Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
948 PM CDT Sun Jun 16 2019

...The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a
flood warning for the following rivers in Illinois...Indiana...

  Wabash River at New Harmony

.Heavy rainfall along the Wabash River basin will cause the river
gage at New Harmony Indiana to rise above flood stage on Tuesday
evening. It is forecast to crest next weekend at 19.1 feet.



Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated

Additional information is available at /lower case/


948 PM CDT Sun Jun 16 2019

The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Wabash River at New Harmony.
* from Tuesday afternoon until further notice.
* At  9:30 PM Sunday the stage was 10.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Tuesday afternoon and continue
  to rise to near 19.1 feet by Sunday morning...June 23rd.
* Impact...At 19.0 Feet...Harmonie State Park is closed. Surrounding
  bottomland is flooded.


LAT...LON 3816 8799 3815 8790 3797 8799 3781 8801
      3780 8809 3789 8810


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1014 PM EDT Sun Jun 16 2019

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

  Big Blue River...Big Walnut Creek...Buck Creek...Driftwood River...
  East Fork White River...Eel River...Fall Creek...Flatrock River...
  Mill Creek...Mississinewa River...Sugar Creek...Wabash River...
  White River...Youngs Creek...

.Significant rainfall over the past 48 hours is bringing flooding to
a wide area across central Indiana.  Heavy rainfall occurred
Saturday and early Sunday morning, concentrated from southern
Vermillion, Vigo, and northern Sullivan counties in western Indiana
eastward to Henry Rush and Decatur counties in eastern Indiana.
Rainfall totals of as much as between 4 and 5 inches have been
reported by observers and indicated by radar estimates. Additionaly,
several locations along the East Fork White River basin received 3
to 5 inches of rain during the day on Sunday.

More rainfall is in the forecast, which will aggravate a growing
hydrological concern.  As of Sunday evening areal flood
warnings and flash flood warnings were in effect in addition to the
river/stream flood warnings.

Beware of flooding in both expected and unexpected locations,
particularly at night.  Turn around, don`t drown!

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 on the web and
click on rivers and lakes.

914 PM CDT Sun Jun 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* from late Monday night until further notice.
* At  8:45 PM Sunday the stage was 13.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late Monday night and continue
  to rise to near 25.9 feet by Saturday afternoon.
* At 24.0 feet...Extensive lowland flooding in progress.  Some mobile
  homes must be moved if water rises higher.  Installation of flood
  gate A at Mount Carmel is necessary.  Access to local camp sites
  are blocked, but minimal impact to commercial activities because of
  gate closure.  In Wabash County Illinois, CR 1280 E and South
  Division Street are flooded.


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


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