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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
955 PM EDT Sun Mar 26 2023

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in

  Wabash River at Vincennes, Clinton, Terre Haute, Covington,
  Montezuma, Mount Carmel, Riverton, Hutsonville Legacy Power Plant
  Site, and Lafayette.

.Significant rainfall of 2 to nearly 5 inches last week has resulted
in widespread lowland flooding along the Wabash, White, and East
Fork White Rivers, along with several smaller tributaries. Moderate
flooding is occurring on a small portion of the East Fork White
River, and is expected to develop in the coming days on the lower
reaches of the White and Wabash Rivers. Water continues to rise in
many locations.

The crests on the main stem rivers are in the following locations
currently. On the Wabash, near Lafayette. On the White, near
Spencer, and along the East Fork White, between Seymour and
Rivervale. Most smaller tributaries are past crest and falling.

Flooding will likely last for a week or more in some areas,
particularly in southwest Indiana along the lower reaches of the
main stem rivers.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Additional information is available at

This statement will be updated within the next 12 to 24 hours.


955 PM EDT Sun Mar 26 2023


* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Wabash River at Lafayette.

* WHEN...Until further notice.

* IMPACTS...At 17.0 feet, Lowland flooding in progress. Flood waters
  close SR 225 just south of the Wabash River near Battleground.
  Walking and bike trails in Tapawingo Park area are flooded. Warren
  CR 350 N in the Black Rock Preserve area flooded. Flood waters
  near Tippecanoe CR 950 W south of CR 75 S.

  - At 8:30 PM EDT Sunday the stage was 16.6 feet.
  - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
    ending at 8:30 PM EDT Sunday was 16.7 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall to 11.3 feet Friday
  - Flood stage is 11.0 feet.


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



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