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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
458 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

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

  Wabash River...White River...

.Flooding continues as of late Wednesday afternoon in southwestern
Indiana on the Wabash and White Rivers.  Flooding exists on the
Wabash from Hutsonville southward, except at Vincennes, and on the
White River at Petersburg and Hazleton.  The Wabash is at
crest and the White this past weekend.  Flooding is expected to end
by Friday night, March 22nd.

Less than two tenths of an inch of rain is expected by Thursday
morning, followed by dry conditions until Sunday.  This will allow
rivers to return to close to normal levels.

Remaining flooding is expected to mainly affect agricultural land
and bottomlands.

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.

458 PM EDT Wed Mar 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The White River at Petersburg.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  3:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.3 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 this
* At 16.0 feet...Flooding affects agricultural lands.


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


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