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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:07 PM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for the Wabash River at New Harmony
* from Tuesday evening until further notice.
* At 9 PM Friday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage Tuesday evening and crest
near 20.1 feet Monday may 8.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet... parts of northern New Harmony begin to flood
and sandbagging becomes necessary in town.


Lat... Lon 3816 8799 3815 8790 3797 8799 3781 8801
      3780 8809 3789 8810




948 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Mount Carmel.
* From late Monday night until further notice.
* At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Tuesday morning and
continue to rise to near 27.6 feet by early Monday morning.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 27.5 feet... in the city of Mt. Carmel, all local roads flooded
east of the levee except for south division.


Lat... Lon 3846 8765 3828 8781 3822 8794 3822 8800
      3827 8800 3847 8777




1048 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at Vincennes.
* From Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At 9:45 PM Friday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 25.3 feet by Monday morning. Additional
rises are possible thereafter.
* At 25.0 feet... water is at critical stage for England Pond levee on
Illinois side. Pearl City extensively floods. Installation of
flood gates is required for the city of Vincennes. Flooding occurs
in old Vincennes area. Extensive agricultural flooding continues.


Lat... Lon 3887 8750 3874 8746 3846 8764 3847 8778
      3871 8756 3886 8756




948 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Hazleton.
* From Monday evening until further notice.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to have a maximum value of 22.2
feet Saturday evening.
* At 22.0 feet... in agricultural season, extensive flooding of
bottomlands and some of the higher bottomlands is in progress.
High water surrounds residents in river Cabins. Oil fields and
local roads flood.


Lat... Lon 3851 8744 3844 8760 3841 8773 3843 8773
      3852 8755 3854 8744




1048 PM EDT Fri Apr 28 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the White River at Petersburg.
* From Monday afternoon until further notice.
* At 9:30 PM Friday the stage was 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Monday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 21.5 feet by Saturday evening.
* At 21.3 feet... State Road 257 south of Washington began to flood
during may 2008 after local rains of more than an inch on very wet
soils with Petersburg at 21.3 feet and rising and Shoals at 15.5
feet and rising.


Lat... Lon 3852 8722 3850 8729 3851 8744 3854 8744
      3855 8736 3853 8729 3856 8723




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:59 AM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin,
Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski,
Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, and
McCracken. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape
Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry MO, Ripley,
Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* the Flood Watch remains in in effect for all of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois, and also includes the bordering
western Kentucky counties. Numerous thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected to develop later this afternoon and
continue tonight. Some areas may see a break in the
precipitation Saturday into Saturday night, but will then see
more thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall move in from the
west late Saturday night and through the day Sunday. From 3 to 6
inches of rain could fall in the watch area by the time the
entire event is finished Sunday night. Locally higher amounts
are also possible where numerous thunderstorms repeat.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:59 AM CDT Apr. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through late Sunday night...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Illinois, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri, including the following areas, in southern Illinois,
Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin,
Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry IL, Pope, Pulaski,
Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne IL, white, and Williamson. In
western Kentucky, Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman, and
McCracken. In southeast Missouri, Bollinger, Butler, Cape
Girardeau, Carter, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry MO, Ripley,
Scott, Stoddard, and Wayne MO.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through late Sunday night

* the Flood Watch remains in in effect for all of southeast
Missouri and southern Illinois, and also includes the bordering
western Kentucky counties. Numerous thunderstorms with very
heavy rain are expected to develop later this afternoon and
continue tonight. Some areas may see a break in the
precipitation Saturday into Saturday night, but will then see
more thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall move in from the
west late Saturday night and through the day Sunday. From 3 to 6
inches of rain could fall in the watch area by the time the
entire event is finished Sunday night. Locally higher amounts
are also possible where numerous thunderstorms repeat.

* In addition to the possibility of flash flooding of some
roadways and streams, the heavy rainfall is expected to cause
rises on many of the area rivers, particularly the smaller
rivers in southeast Missouri, such as the Saint Francis,
black, and current.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





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